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message 1: by Dlmrose (new)

Dlmrose | 17487 comments Mod
If you'd like a place to plan what you'll be reading for the Spring 2011 Challenge, you may post a list in this thread. You are NOT required to post here to participate in the challenge.


message 2: by Jennifer N. (last edited May 16, 2011 06:31AM) (new)

Jennifer N. | 423 comments My Plan


5.1 Heart of the Dragon - 3/13/11
5.2 A Discovery of Witches - 5/3/11
5.3 Thorn Queen - 4/4/11
5.4 Halfway to the Grave - 3/17/11
5.5 Bunner Sisters - 3/23/11
5.6 The Nymph King - 3/13/11
5.7 At Grave's End - 4/22/11
5.8 Hard Bitten - 5/4/11
5.9 The Bride's Baby - 5/7/11
5.10 Fathers and Sons - 4/28/11

10.1 The Kreutzer Sonata - 3/28/11
10.2 How To Marry a Millionaire Vampire - 5/14/11
10.3 Thaïs - 5/15/11
10.4 The Good, the Bad, and the Undead - 4/10/11
10.5 Midnight's Daughter - 3/19/11
10.6 The Big Sleep - 3/24/11
10.7 Impetuous Innocent - 4/27/11
10.8 Twilight - 5/9/11
10.9 Crave - 5/12/11
10.10 Jewel of Atlantis - 3/13/11

15.1 Mutant Message Down Under - 3/25/11
15.2 Curse the Dawn - 3/4/11 & Hunting Ground - 3/6/11
15.3 Bonds of Justice - 4/23/11 & Eclipse - 5/11/11
15.4 Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter - 5/7/11
15.5 Room - 4/9/11
15.6 The Murder Room - 5/1/11
15.7 Hostage to Pleasure - 3/27/11
15.8 Super Sad True Love Story - 4/26/11
15.9 Iron Crowned - 4/5/11
15.10 The Vampire's Bride - 3/15/11

20.1 One Foot in the Grave - 4/2/11
20.2 Archangel's Kiss - 4/19/11
20.3 Bitten - 4/6/11
20.4 Pleasure of a Dark Prince - 3/18/11
20.5 Demon from the Dark - 3/19/11
20.6 Torment - 3/19/11
20.7 The Darkest Secret - 3/31/11
20.8 The Day of the Triffids - 5/5/11
20.9 Stolen - 5/1/11
20.10 I Am Number Four - 4/22/11

25.1 Blaze of Memory - 3/8/11 & Baby Bonanza - 3/8/11
25.2 Living Rich by Spending Smart: How to Get More of What You Really Want - 5/14/11 & The Great Gatsby - 5/4/11
25.3 Dead Witch Walking - 3/20/11 & The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Sleep Disorders - 5/6/11
25.4 Stranger in a Strange Land - 4/27/11 & Ficciones - 4/23/11
25.5 Savages - 3/12/11 & The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake - 3/9/11
25.6 Branded by Fire - 3/28/11 & Dancing In The Moonlight (Cowboys of Cold Creek, #2) - 5/7/11

30.1 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 5/16/11 & On the Road - 3/23/11
30.2 City of Fallen Angels - 4/16/11 & River Marked - 3/12/11
30.3 Mine to Possess - 3/27/11 & Storm Born - 4/3/11
30.4 How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond - 4/3/11
& Jane Eyre - 4/7/11
30.5 July's People - 4/24/11 & Angels' Blood - 4/17/11
30.6 Claimed By Shadow - 3/2/11 & Embrace the Night - 3/2/11
30.7 Touch the Dark - 3/1/11 & Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunter, #9) - 3/17/11

50.1 Slave to Sensation - 3/21/11 & Visions of Heat - 3/22/11 & Caressed By Ice - 3/26/11


message 4: by Erin (NY) (last edited Feb 22, 2011 06:07AM) (new)

Erin (NY) (erin_p) | 629 comments 5 Point Tasks
5.1 Dancing for Degas by Kathryn Wagner
5.2 Delirium by Lauren Oliver
5.3 Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
5.4 Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
5.5 Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
5.6 Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
5.7
5.8
5.9 The Pearl by John Steinbeck
5.10 Gourmet Rhapsody by Muriel Barbery


message 5: by Erin (NY) (new)

Erin (NY) (erin_p) | 629 comments if i need more space


message 6: by Kathleen (last edited May 30, 2011 03:28PM) (new)

Kathleen | 148 comments 5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
5.10

10.1 A Visit from the Goon Squad
10.2 The Girl Who Chased the Moon
10.3
10.4 Real Murders
10.5 Still Missing
10.6 Earth Abides
10.7
10.8 Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father's Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater
10.9
10.10

15.1
15.2
15.3
15.4 The House on Tradd Street and The House on Fortune Street
15.5 Room
15.6 Edge of America: Folly Beach, a Pictorial History
15.7 Oxygen
15.8
15.9 The Hummingbird's Daughter
15.10 Secret Daughter

20.1 Outside the Dog Museum
20.2 (alarm,roses,fog,crown,ransom) House of Sand and Fog
20.3 Case Histories
20.4 One Good Turn
20.5 The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
20.6 Hunger
20.7 "A fragrant breeze wandered up from the quiet sea, trailed along the beach, and drifted back to the sea again, wondering where to go next. On a mad impulse it went up to the beach again. It drifted back to sea."
— Douglas Adams
On Folly Beach
20.8 Jane Eyre
20.9 Real Murders
20.10 Outlander


30.1
30.2 Confinement and Child 44
30.3
30.4 The Book of Pluto and The Elegance of the Hedgehog
30.5 Leora- The Book Thief and Judith- The Historian
30.6(rolled 6) Book A Dark Life
(rolled 6)Book B Sh*t My Dad Says
30.7

50.1 Mistral's Kiss (Meredith Gentry #5), A Lick of Frost (Meredith Gentry #6), and Swallowing Darkness (Meredith Gentry #7)

Total: 385 points


message 7: by Sheila (last edited Mar 12, 2011 09:33AM) (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2244 comments Spring 2011 SRC

5 Point Tasks

5.1 Waltzing Mathilda - Dance of Death by Douglas Preston
5.2 Circle of Friends - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
5.3 Gimme Five - The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
5.4 Fan Club - Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
5.5 I'm Tellin' - Sisters by Danielle Steel
5.6 Water, Water Everywhere - The Maze by Catherine Coulter
5.7 Goin' Green - Skeleton Man by Tony Hillerman
5.8 Blow Your Stack - A Hoe Lot of Trouble by Heather Webber
5.8 Blow Your Stack - Skeleton Canyon by J.A. Jance
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie - Coraline by Neil Gaiman
5.10 Kia Ora - The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Sing Out - Little Girl Blue: Karen Carpenter by Randy Schmidt
10.2 Say What? - News Where You Are by Catherine O'Flynn
10.3 Beware the Ides of March - A Body in the Bathhouse by Lindsey Davis - No LP
10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson - Faithful Place by Tana French
10.5 It Takes Two - The Jury by Fern Michaels
10.5 It Takes Two - Kill Me by Stephen White
10.6 Respect Your Elders - A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie
10.7 Kuddle a Koala - Too Many Murders by Colleen McCullough
10.7 Kuddle a Koala - Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach - Strawberry Shortcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes! - Maximum Security by Rose Connors
10.10 The Final Frontiers - Holiday in Death by J.D. Robb

15 Point Tasks

15.1 The Land Down Under - Down River by John Hart OR
15.1 The Land Down Under - Thunderstruck - abridged by Erik Larson
15.2 Blurb It! - Do You Promise Not to Tell? by Mary Jane Clark
15.2 Blurb It! - Pretend You Don't See Her by Mary Higgins Clark
15.3 Earth Day - Stone Cold by David Baldacci
15.3 Earth Day - Hangman's Root by Susan Wittig Albert
15.4 It's a Repeat - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
15.5 Award Me - The White Tiger by Adiga Aravind
15.6 The Truth Is… - Healing Herbs/ Hangman's Root by Michael Castleman
15.7 Lab Lit - Mindbend by Robin Cook
15.8 From a Different Perspective - Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb - The Snake Tattoo by Linda Barnes
15.10 Spring Break - A Hoe Lot of Trouble by Heather Webber
15.10 Spring Break - by

20 Point Tasks

20.1 Most Improved-Mardi Gras - Shanghai Moon by S.J. Rozan
20.2 Rookie at the Top-Random Words - The Perfect Poison by Amanda Quick
20.3 Best Review - Women's Day - Out by Natuso Karino
20.4 Author! Author! - Royal Wedding - A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
20.5 Bigger is Better - The Murder Game by Beverly Barton
20.5 Bigger is Better - Trophies and Dead Things by Marcia Muller
20.6 Seasoned Reader - The Torment by Lauren Kate
20.7 Shorter - Quips/Quotes - Straight into Darkness - abridged by Faye Kellerman
20.8 It's My Birthday - Storm Front by Jim Butcher
20.9 Lucky Me - Honeymoon with Murder by Carolyn Hart
20.10 Group Read - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

25 Point Tasks

25.1 Coralie - In My Backyard - Decked by Carol Higgins Clark
25.1 Coralie - In My Backyard - The Winding Ways Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverinni
25.2 Sandy - Your Bucket List - The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
25.2 Sandy - Your Bucket List - Port Mortuary by Patricia Cornwell
25.3 Mrs. Soule - A Better World - From the Bottom Up by Chad Pregracke
25.3 Mrs. Soule - A Better World - Executive Power by Vince Flynn
25.4 Helen - SciFi/Fantasy - Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman
25.4 Helen - SciFi/Fantasy - The Cell by Stephen King
25.5 Gayla - Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
25.5 Gayla - That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
25.6 Jennifer - option 2 - Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
25.6 Jennifer - option 3 - Don't Look Down by Jennifer Crusie
25.6 Jennifer - option 3 - A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George

30 Point Tasks

30.1 Cheryl - literature map - Eyes of a Child by Richard North Patterson
30.1 Cheryl - literature map - Two Dollar Bill by Stuart Woods
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasures - Need - Idol by Carrie Jones/Carrie Underwood
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasures - Winter Garden - DWTS by Kristin Hannah/Kristi Yamaguchi
30.3 Donna Jo-Yours, Mine, Ours - Run for your Life by James Patterson
30.3 Donna Jo-Yours, Mine, Ours - The Main Corpse by Diane Mott Davidson
30.4 DLMRose - Like I Needed an excuse - Quilts around the World by Spike Gillespie
30.4 DLMRose - Like I Needed an excuse - Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris - cleaning lady
30.5 Dee - Birthday Book - Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffeneger
30.5 Dee - Birthday Book - City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
30.6 Melanie - Myth Behaving Greeks - Leave the Grave Green by Deborah Crombie
30.6 Melanie - Myth Behaving Greeks - Conspiracy in Death by J.D. Robb
30.7 Diane - Title Connections - The Price of Murder by Bruce Alexander
30.7 Diane - Title Connections - Murder with Peacocks - by Donna Andrews



message 8: by Carly (last edited May 31, 2011 08:32PM) (new)

Carly | 251 comments 5.1 -- Waltzing Matilda -- Charlie Bone and the Time Twister The Time Warp
5.2 -- Circle of Friends --
5.3 -- Gimme Five -- Something Missing
5.4 -- Fan Club -- The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Author: Hilary McKay; Fan: Robin
5.5 -- I'm Tellin' -- The Dashwood Sisters' Secrets of Love
5.6 -- Water, Water, Everywhere --
5.7 -- Going Green -- Living Dead in Dallas
5.8 -- Blow Your Stack -- Scones and Sensibility
5.9 -- Shrimp on the Barbie -- An Education
5.10 -- Kia Ora -- The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

10.1 -- Sing Out --
10.2 -- Say what? -- How to Be Popular
10.3 -- Beware the Ides of March --
10.4 -- Elementary, my dear Watson -- Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse
10.5 -- It Takes Two -- Rosie Dunne
10.6 -- Respect Your Elders -- Carry On, Jeeves
10.7 -- Kuddle a Koala? -- Nim's Island
10.8 -- Come On, Eat Your Spinach --
10.9 -- No Lawyer Jokes! --
10.10 -- The Final Frontiers -- Doctor Who: Forever Autumn

15.1 -- The Land Down Under --
15.2.1 -- Blurb It -- What Do You Do All Day?
15.2.2 -- Blurb It -- Dedication
15.3.1 -- Earth Day --
15.3.2 -- Earth Day --
15.4 -- It's a Repeat -- Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny
15.5 -- Award Me -- Never Let Me Go
15.6 -- The Truth Is... --
15.7 -- Lab Lit --
15.8 -- From a Different Perspective --
15.9 -- In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb -- The Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise
15.10 -- Spring Break -- Never Tell a Lie

20.1 -- Most Improved Player. Cindy AL's Task: Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler! -- Mockingjay
20.2 -- Rookie at the Top. Travelgirlut's Task: Random Words -- cripple, arrow, cereal, jealousy, robot
20.3 -- Best Review Contest. Katy's Task: Happy International Women's Day! -- Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay She is from the UK and I'm from the US.
20.4 -- Author, Author. Tracyj's Task: The Royal Wedding --
20.5 -- Bigger is Better. Rachel Renee's Task: Alliterative Authors Association -- Anne of Green Gables
20.6.1 -- Seasoned Reader. Kathryn CA's Task: Young Adult Series -- Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy
20.6.2 -- Seasoned Reader. Kathryn CA's Task: Young Adult Series -- Perfect
20.7 -- Shorter is Sweeter. Tami's task: Quips and Quotes --
20.8 -- It's My Birthday. Jayme VA's Task: The Night I was Born --
20.9 -- Lucky Me! Laurie's Task --
20.10 -- Group Read -- I Am Number Four

25.1.1 -- Coralie's Task:In my Backyard -- Club Dead (H.)
25.1.2 -- Coralie's Task:In my Backyard -- My Lucky Star (I.)
25.2.1 -- Sandy's Task: Your Bucket List -- Knit One, Kill Two
25.2.2 -- Sandy's Task: Your Bucket List -- Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
25.3.1 -- Mrs. Soule's Task: A Better World --
25.3.2 -- Mrs. Soule's Task: A Better World --
25.4.1 -- Helen's Task: Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters --
25.4.2 -- Helen's Task: Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters --
25.5.1 -- Gayla's Task: March Madness --
25.5.2 -- Gayla's Task: March Madness --

30.1.1 -- Cheryl's Task: Literature Map By Gender --
30.1.2 -- Cheryl's Task: Literature Map By Gender --
30.2.1 -- Sheila's Task: Sheila’s Guilty Pleasures --
30.2.2 -- Sheila's Task: Sheila’s Guilty Pleasures --
30.3.1 -- Donna Jo's Task: Yours, Mine, and Ours --
30.3.2 -- Donna Jo's Task: Yours, Mine, and Ours --
30.4.1 -- Dlmrose's Task: Like I Needed an Excuse....... --
30.4.2 -- Dlmrose's Task: Like I Needed an Excuse....... --
30.5.1 -- Delicious Dee's task: “All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, or a book” -- The Mermaid Chair Laurie's List...she is born on the 9th.
30.5.2 -- Delicious Dee's task: “All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, or a book” -- The Alchemyst Jenn Renee's List...she is born on the 7th.
30.6.1 -- Melanie's Task: Myth-behaving Greeks --
30.6.2 -- Melanie's Task: Myth-behaving Greeks --
30.7.1 -- Diane's Task: Title Connections --
30.7.2 -- Diane's Task: Title Connections --

50.1 -- MsOPP (Julie)'s Task: "I Need to Know What Happens Next!" -- Unbelievable (Pretty Little Liars, #4)
50.2 -- MsOPP (Julie)'s Task: "I Need to Know What Happens Next!" -- Pretty Little Liars #5: Wicked
50.3 -- MsOPP (Julie)'s Task: "I Need to Know What Happens Next!" -- Pretty Little Liars #6: Killer


message 9: by Kathy G. (last edited May 26, 2011 05:01AM) (new)

Kathy G. | 2073 comments Kathy G's Spring Challenge Plan

* Indicates Goodreads Author

5.1 Waltzing Matilda- Dance With Me Luanne Rice*
5.2 Circle of Friends- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Steig Larsson
5.3 Gimme Five- The Cat and Mrs. Cary Doris Gates
5.4 Fan Club- Blue Smoke Nora Roberts
***Fan was Aubree- Author: Mary Higgins Clark***
5.5 I'm Tellin'- Little SisterKara Dalkey
5.6 Water, Water, Everywhere- The Sea John Banville
***Post cover with body of water***
5.7 Going Green- Freckles Gene Stratton Porter
***Bought from Alibris.com***
5.8 Blow Your Stack Winter People by Phyllis A. Whitney
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie- Clementine by Sara Pennypacker
***144 pages***
5.10 Kira Ora- The Complete Plays Anton Checkov
***Original Lang.- Russian***

10.1 Sing Out- Marrying Mozart Stephanie Cowell*
10.2 Say What?- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou
10.3 Beware the Ides of March- Ides of March Thorton Wilder
10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson- The Mystery at Lilac Inn Carolyn Keene
10.5 It Takes Two- Criss Cross Lynne Rae Perkins
10.6 Respect Your Elders- Stuart Little E. B. White
***Published 1945***
10.7 Kuddle a Koala?- Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach- Strawberry Girl Lois Lenski
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes!- The Street Lawyer John Grisham
10.10 The Final Frontiers- Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine

15.1 The Land Down Under- A Year Down Yonder Richard Peck
AND Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne
15.2 Blurb It- The Friday Night Knitting Club Kate Jacobs
AND Magic Hour Kristen Hannah*
15.3 Earth Day- Esperanza Rising Pam Munoz Ryan
***Reuse- Intended to read during Winter Challenge***
AND Dragon Slippers Jessica Day George*
***Recycle- Borrow from Library***
15.4 It's a Repeat- Loves Music, Loves to Dance Mary Higgins Clark
15.5 Award Me- The English Patient Michael Ondaatje
***The Man Booker Prize 1992***
15.6 The Truth is ....Victorian Diaries: The Daily Lives of Victorian Men and Women Heather Creaton (Editor)
***state what novel inspired your choice***
15.7 Lab Lit- The Invisible Man H. G. Wells
15.8 From a Different Perspective- Beautiful Joe Marshall Saunders
***Told from the dog's point of view***
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb- The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo
***Post cover with animals on front***
15.10 Spring Break- Lost in the Labyrinth Patrice Kindl

20.1 Lassiez Les Bon ... Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg (From Alabama)
20.2 Random Words- Swiss Family Robinson Johann David Wyss (My Random Words were: mosquito, hour, family, exile, and model)
20.3 Happy International Women's Day!- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
***She is from England and I'm from the U.S.***
20.4 The Royal Wedding- We Are All Welcome Here Elizabeth Berg
20.5 Alliterative Authors Assoc.- The Cupcake Queen by Heather Helpler
20.6 Young Adult Series- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J. K. Rowling (5th in series -
870 pages)
20.7 Quips and Quotes- A Girl Can Dream Betty Cavanna
***"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change things." Harriet Tubman***
20.8 The Night I Was Born- Rich Man, Poor Man Irwin Shaw
20.9 Laurie's Task- Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Joanne Fluke
20.10 Group Read- The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls

25.1 In My Backyard- Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson (A-Boat)
AND Sew Deadly by Elizabeth Lynn Casey* (G-Sewing)

***Post how these books fit***
25.2 Your Bucket List- A Novel Bookstore Laurence Crosse (Owning my own bookstore)
AND Moby-Dick or, The Whale Herman Melville (1001 Books List)
25.3 A Better World- A Light in the Window Jan Karon (Fiction- religious)
AND Living Like Ed: One Man's Guide to Living an Environmentally Friendly Life Ed Begley, Jr. (Non-Fiction- Environmentalist)
25.4 Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters- Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury (Damon Knight Award 1989)
AND An Acceptable Time Madeleine L'Engle (World Fantasy Award 1997)
25.5 March Madness- Anansi Boys Neil Gaiman* (2006 Tournament of Books list)
AND The Greatest Man in Cedar Hole: A Novel Stephanie Doyon* (2006 Tournament of Books list)
25.6 It's All About Australia and Oceana-
(Option 2- letters in Australia) Garden Spells Sara Addison Allen
AND (Option 3- Use word Island in title) Lost Island Phyllis A. Whitney

30.1 Literature Map by Gender- (Chose Madeleine L'Engle) Under Orders Dick Francis
AND Redwall Brian Jacques
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasure- Dear John Nicolas Sparks
***American Idol - Jordin Sparks***
AND A Northern Light Jennifer Donnelly
***Dancing with the Stars - Jennifer Grey***
30.3 Yours, Mine, and Ours- In My Father's House by Ann Rinaldi
ANDConfessions of an Ugly Stepsister Gregory Maguire
30.4 Like I Need an Excuse... 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew Garth Johnson
AND Lady's Maid: A Novel Margaret Forster
30.5 All the world is birthday cake ... The City of Ember Jeanne DuPrau (Audiaa's list)
AND The Painted Veil W. Somerset Maugham (Cait's List)
***I'm born the 27th of the month***
30.6 Myth-behaving Greeks- The River Gary Paulsen (Book A- Rolled 6)
AND Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Petersen (Book B- Rolled 1)
30.7 Title Connections- Great Expectations Charles Dickens
AND Expectations Melanie M. Jeschke
(Option B)

50 Point Task-
The Fire Within Chris D'Lacey
Icefire Chris D'Lacey
Fire Star Chris D' Lacey
***BIG BOOK- 500 pgs.***


message 10: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Apr 22, 2011 06:21PM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 832 comments ***Meghan's Spring Plan***

5.1 The Night Dance: A Retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses"
5.2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
5.3 The Centurion's Wife
5.4 The Host
5.5 My Sister's Keeper
5.6 Arousing Love
5.7 The Body Finder
5.8 Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of "Sleeping Beauty"
5.9 Peter Pan
5.10 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

10.1 Bel Canto
10.2 Where Angels Go
10.3 Cleopatra: A Life
10.4 Undaunted
10.5 The Choice
10.6 A Tale of Two Cities
10.7 The Book Thief
10.8 Orchard Valley Grooms: Valerie\Stephanie
10.9 Savor the Moment
10.10 Marked

15.1 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea & Watership Down
15.2 Fools Rush In & Stuck in the Middle
15.3 Night World, No. 2: Dark Angel; The Chosen; Soulmate & Sphinx's Princess
15.4 Nobody's Princess & Nobody's Prize
15.5 Life of Pi
15.6 Yarn: Remembering the Way Home
15.7 Revolution
15.8 Summer On Blossom Street
15.9 The Lion's Game
15.10 Scarlet Moon: A Retelling of "Little Red Riding Hood"

20.1 Eliza's Daughter
20.2 Susannah's Garden
20.3 Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
20.4 This Matter of Marriage
20.5 Secret Daughter
20.6 Night World, No. 3: Huntress, Black Dawn, Witchlight
20.7 The Things We Do for Love
20.8 Pride and Prejudice
20.9
20.10 Outlander

25.1 The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game & Unbelievable
25.2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows & The Things They Carried
25.3 Dear John & The Freedom Writers Diary
25.4 I, Robot & The Gunslinger
25.5 Freedom & Room
25.6 Snow: A Retelling of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" & Under the Dome

30.1 The Red Pyramid & Uglies
30.2 City of Fallen Angels & Forget You
30.3 My Blood Approves & Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella"
30.4 Eat, Pray, Love & The Help
30.5 The Golden Compass & Of Mice and Men
30.6 Midnight Pearls: A Retelling of "The Little Mermaid" & Clockwork Angel
30.7 The Scent of Rain and Lightning & The Lightning Thief

50.1 Flawless & Perfect & Pretty Little Liars






message 11: by Maggie (last edited Mar 15, 2011 06:11AM) (new)

Maggie (maggie4007) | 114 comments 5 Point Tasks
5.1 -- Waltzing Matilda - Never Slow Dance with a Zombie
5.2 --Circle of Friends- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
5.3 -- Gimme Five - Lover Unbound
5.4 -- Fan Club - Halfway to the Grave
5.5 -- I'm Tellin' - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
5.6 -- Water, Water, Everywhere - Portion of the Sea
5.7 -- Going Green - Letters of a Woman Homesteader reading ebook
5.8 -- Blow Your Stack - Soulless
5.9 -- Shrimp on the Barbie - Shopgirl
5.10 -- Kia Ora - Inkheart

10 Point Tasks
10.1 -- Sing Out - Marrying Mozart
10.2 -- Say what? - If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince?
10.3 -- Beware the Ides of March - The Gates of Rome or Medicus
10.4. -- Elementary, my dear Watson - Sizzling Sixteen
10.5. -- It Takes Two - Bumpy Landings
10.6 -- Respect Your Elders - The Great Gatsby
10.7 -- Kuddle a Koala? - Cocaine Blues
10.8 -- Come On, Eat Your Spinach - Strawberry Shortcake Murder
10.9 -- No Lawyer Jokes! - Bootlegger's Daughter: A Deborah Knott Mystery or Pawleys Island
10.10 -- The Final Frontiers - Hex Hall

15 Point Tasks
15.1 -- The Land Down Under A. Under the Boardwalk and B.Hand-Me-Down
15.2 -- Blurb It - A. The Scent of Shadows B. The Outlaw Demon Wails
15.3 -- Earth Day A. The Short History of a Prince : A Novel and C. Changeless
15.4 -- It's a Repeat - A. Murder With Puffins and B. Murder Uncorked
15.5 -- Award Me - Possession
15.6 -- The Truth Is... Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass
15.7 -- Lab Lit - Nobody's Baby But Mine
15.8 -- From a Different Perspective - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
15.9 -- In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb - Revenge of the Wrought-Iron Flamingos
15.10 -- Spring Break - Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

20 Point Tasks
20.1 The Boys Next Door, Jennifer Echols
20.2 Don't Stop the Carnival: A Novel (words are publicity, carnival, nanny, software and butcher)
20.3 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
20.4 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
20.5 Marked, PC Cast
20.6 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
20.7 "A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you."
— Elbert Hubbard To me this is about sharing your secrets with the ones you love. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
20.8 Little House on the Prairie
20.9 Murder by the Glass
20.10 I Am Number Four

25 Point Tasks
25.1 B. Confessions of a Shopaholic and H.The Awakening and The Struggle
25.2 A. Travel to Scotland - The Game of Kings and B. The White Tiger or The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
25.3 A. My Name is Mary Sutter and B.In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (if approved)
25.4 (A) The Stainless Steel Ratand (B)Howl's Moving Castle
25.5 B. (1) The Lacuna (2010) and (2)Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2006)
25.6 (3)The Widow of the South and (5)Saving Francesca

30 Point Tasks
30.1 -- Cheryl's Task: Literature Map By Gender -Entered Charlaine Harris A. Something from the Nightside and B. Storm Front
30.2 -- Sheila's Task: Sheila’s Guilty Pleasures - A. The Girl Who Chased the Moon, Sarah Addison Allen and B. Endless Summer, Jennifer Echols
30.3 -- Donna Jo's Task: Yours, Mine, and Ours - A. What My Mother Doesn't Know and B. Along for the Ride
30.4 A. The Baby Food Bible: A Complete Guide to Feeding Your Child, from Infancy On B. Shakespeare's Landlord
30.5 -- Delicious Dee's task: “All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, or a book” My Birthday-13th A. Kim L - Graceling B. BrendaMO - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
30.6 A. (1)The Last Queen and (3)The Rhetoric of Death
30.7 A. The Tudor Secret and The Secret History of the Pink Carnation


message 13: by Pollyanna (last edited May 31, 2011 02:06AM) (new)

Pollyanna (polly8) | 114 comments My Plan

5.1 The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton
5.2 Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
5.3 Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
5.4 Betrayed by P.C. Casthttp://www.goodreads.com/author/fans/... Fan: Beth
5.5 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
5.6
5.7 Pobby and Dingan by Ben Rice
5.8 Wings by Aprilynne Pike
5.9 Before Dawn Breaks by Rae Lori
5.10 The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

10.1 Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
10.2 Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
10.3 A Body in the Bathhouse by Lindsey Davis
10.4 A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters
10.5 Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward
10.6 Emma by Jane Austen
10.7
10.8 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
10.9 The Client by John Grisham
10.10 Graceling by Kristin Cashore

15.1 Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden and Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
15.2 Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston and The Awakening by L.J. Smith
15.3 A. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy and B. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
15.4 Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
15.5 Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
15.6
15.7 Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs
15.8 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
15.9 Black Dog And Rebel Rose by Danielle D. Smith
15.10 The Earth Hums in B Flat by Mari Strachan

20.1 In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote
20.2 Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler
20.3 Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
20.4
20.5
20.6 A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
20.7 "Be Yourself; everyone else is already taken" Oscar Wilde. Everyone Is Beautiful by Katherine Center
20.8
20.9
20.10 I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore


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message 15: by Bea (last edited Apr 27, 2011 11:53PM) (new)

Bea | 3872 comments 5.1 Waltzing Matilda - Lord of the Dance
5.2 Circle of Friends - The Help
5.3 Gimme Five - Jephte's Daughter
5.4 Fan Club - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
5.5 I'm Tellin' - My Sister's Keeper
5.6 Water, Water, Everywhere - Portion of the Sea
5.7 Going Green - The Lightning Thief
5.8 Blow Your Stack - To Play With Fire: One Woman's Remarkable Odyssey
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie - Spirit Song: The Introduction of No-Eyes
5.10 Kia Ora - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

10.1 Sing Out - Three Legged Horse
10.2 Say what? - The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart
10.3 Beware the Ides of March - The Triumph of Caesar
10.4 Elementary, my dear Watson - Border Prey
10.5 It Takes Two - The Apprentice
10.6 Respect Your Elders - The Winthrop Woman
10.7 Kuddle a Koala? - Shallows
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach - Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes! - The King of Torts
10.10 The Final Frontiers - The Sword and the Chain

15.1 The Land Down Under - Murder Under The Tree and Lie Down With Lions
15.2 Blurb It - Catch Me and The Concrete Blonde
15.3 Earth Day - Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time and The Secret Life of Bees
15.4 It's a Repeat - Company of Women and The Women of Brewster Place
15.5 Award Me - The White Tiger
15.6 The Truth Is… - Al Qaeda
15.7 Lab Lit - The Periodic Table
15.8 From a Different Perspective - The White Bone
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb - The Pony Wife
15.10 Spring Break - The Book Thief

20.1 Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler - Black for Remembrance
20.2 Random Words - Murder Suicide: A Novel
20.3 Happy International Women's Day - The Spare Room
20.4 The Royal Wedding - The Obsession
20.5 Alliterative Authors Association - A Sense of Place
20.6 Young Adult Series - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
20.7 Quips and Quotes - Murder in Georgetown
20.8 The Night I Was Born - Five Red Herrings
20.9 Lucky Me! - Murder to Go
20.10 Group Read - The Glass Castle

25.1 In My Backyard - Birds of Prey and Triangle: A Novel
25.2 Your Bucket List - A Cottage in Portugal and Monkey: A Journey to the West
25.3 A Better World - Midwives and How the Shaman Stole the Moon: In Search of Ancient Prophet-Scientists from Stonehenge to the Grand Canyon
25.4 Science Fiction/Fantasy Masters - Lyon's Pride and Making Money
25.5 March Madness - A Visit from the Goon Squad and Bloodroot
25.6 It's All About Australia and Oceania - Presumed Innocent and House Made of Dawn

30.1 Literature Map by Gender - Degree of Guilt and On the Grind
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasures - The Grand Complication: A Novel and Good in Bed
30.3 Yours, Mine and Ours - Why My Father Died: A Daughter Confronts Her Family's Past at the Trial of Klaus Barbie and Grave Sight
30.4 Like I Needed an Excuse… - Starting from Scratch and Death Tidies Up
30.5 All the world is birthday cake... - The Kite Runner and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
30.6 Myth-behaving Greeks - The Painted House and Diary of a Modern Day Goddess
30.7 Title Connections - Rabbi and Milton Goldsmith's the Rabbi and the Priest

50.1 Burglars Can't Be Choosers, Burglar In The Closet, and The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling


message 16: by Diane (last edited Mar 03, 2011 07:53PM) (new)

Diane | 742 comments 5.1 Waltzing Matilda - The Dancer from Khiva
5.2 Circle of Friends - Girl with a Pearl Earring
5.3 Gimme Five - The Problem of Pain
5.4 Fan Club - Siddhartha
5.5 Brother/Sister - Three Weeks with My Brother
5.6 Water, Water, Everywhere - The Cay
5.7 Going Green - Carmilla
5.8 Blow Your Stack
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie - The Purple Violet of Oshaantu
5.10 Kia Ora - The Hour of the Star

10.1 Sing Out - The Piano Teacher
10.2 Say What - Do They Hear You When You Cry
10.3 Ides of March - Cleopatra's Daughter
10.4 Elementary - Death in Cyprus: A Novel
10.5 It Takes Two - Get Shorty

10.6 Respect Your Elders - At the Mountains of Madness
10.7 Cuddle a Koala - Elizabeth Costello
10.8 Eat Your Spinach - A Clockwork Orange
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes - The Street Lawyer
10.10 Final Frontiers - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

15.1 Down Under - Down Under
15.2 Blurb It
15.3 Earth Day
A. Gilead
B. Deception Point
15.4 It's a Repeat - All's Well That Ends Well
15.5 Award Me - Quartet in Autumn
15.6 The Truth Is -
15.7 Lab Lit - Frankenstein
15.8 Different Perspective - The Screwtape Letters
15.9 In Like A Lion - Grk: Operation Tortoise
15.10 Spring Break - Les Misérables

20.1
20.2 Island of the Sequined Love Nun
20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6
20.7
20.8
20.9
20.10 Outlander

25.1
A: Mutiny on the Globe
B: Confessions of a Shopaholic
25.2 Bucket List:
A:One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
B:Nervous Conditions
25.3
25.4
A. Ficciones
B. Farewell Summer
25.5
A. On Chesil Beach
B. A Mercy

30.1 Lit map
A. The Thin Man
B. The Night in Lisbon
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasures
A. A Bend in the Road
B. Omeros
30.3 DonnaJo
A: Thanks to My Mother
B: In Praise of the Stepmother: A Novel
30.4 Dlmrose Task
A. Stamping Grounds
B. The Remains of the Day
30.5 DDee
A. The Murder of King Tut
B. Breakfast at Tiffany's
30.6
30.7 Title Connections
B1. The Crossing
B2. Crossing the Mangrove
30.8
30.9
30.10

50.1


message 17: by Dionisia (last edited May 26, 2011 07:11PM) (new)

Dionisia (therabidreader) | 436 comments 5 points
1. The Walking Dead Vol. 13: Too Far Gone by Robert Kirkman [Walking Boston]
2. The Road by Cormac McCarthy [popular books among my friends]
3. Cut Through the Bone by Ethel Rohan GR Author
4. -
5. City Sister Silver by Jáchym Topol
6. Oil on Water A Novel by Helon Habila by Helon Habila
7. Hunted Past Reason by Richard Matheson [library]
8. Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning by Jonah Goldberg
9. The Book of Words by Jenny Erpenbeck [96 pgs]
10. Babi Yar: A Document in the Form of a Novel; New, Complete, Uncensored Version by A. Anatoli Kuznetsov [original language Russian]

10 points
1. Company of Liars by Karen Maitland [Rodrigo and Jofre - musicians]
2. God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question-Why We Suffer by Bart D. Ehrman
3. I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 by Robert Graves
4. Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
5. Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth GR Author
6. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer [published 1390]
7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak [Australian author]
8. Original Bliss by A.L. Kennedy by A.L. Kennedy
9. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer
10. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein

15 points
1. Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg
McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Underworld by Misha Glenny
2. -
3. What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception by Scott McClellan [Reduce]
Toy Monster: The Big, Bad World of Mattel by Jerry Oppenheimer [Recycle - library]
4. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman
The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
5. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga [Man Booker Prize 2008]
6. Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science by Richard Preston [ inspired by The Andromeda Strain]
7. The Cave by Tim Krabbé [geologist]
8. So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman GR Author [multiple perspectives]
9. Marabou Stork Nightmares by Irvine Welsh
10. The Long Walk by Stephen King

20 points
1. The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer
2. -
3. Let's Kill Uncle by Rohan O'Grady [Canada, pub. 1963]
4. The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold by Kate Bernheimer GR Author
5. The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity by Matt Miller
6. -
7. Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison ["eye" from Jim Henson quote]
8. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
9. -
10. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

25 points
1. [a]Jamrach's Menagerie: A Novel by Carol Birch
[h]The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman
2. Sitting Bull by Bill Yenne [family history]
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood [1001 booklistt]
3. Moondogs: A Novel by Alexander Yates [fiction-safety] GR Author
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks [nonfiction-health]
4. -
5. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris [2008 Tournament]
What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman [2008 Tournament]
6. Serena by Ron Rash [#1 loggers]
Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir by Shalom Auslander [#2]

30 points
1. -
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris [American Idol - David Cook]
The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson [DWTS - Drew Lachey]
3. Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life by Neil Strauss
?
4. -
5. -
6. The President's Vampire by Christopher Farnsworth [A4] GR Author
Leaving Van Gogh: A Novel by Carol Wallace [B3]
7. -

50 points





message 18: by chucklesthescot (last edited May 17, 2011 05:04AM) (new)

chucklesthescot My personal spreadsheet can be viewed on my book group by following this link:

http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...


*cancelled as I'm not taking part in the spring challenge*


message 19: by ♥Meagan♥ (new)

♥Meagan♥ (fadedrainbows) | 104 comments https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?k...

This is my first challenge, so I'm excited. I am also excited that some of my school books work for this. Yay college lit classes, lol! :)


message 20: by Jen (last edited May 28, 2011 12:09PM) (new)

Jen Scott | 425 comments 5 Point Tasks
1.
2. Enna Burning by Shannon Hale
3. Forest Born by Shannon Hale
4.
5.
6. The Grim Grotto by Lemony Snicket The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #11) by Lemony Snicket
7. The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket
I borrowed this book from a friend.

8. The Penultimate Peril by Lemony Snicket
9.

10 Point Tasks
1.
2. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
3.
4. Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix
5. The End by Lemony Snicket
6.
7. Fighting Ruben Wolfe by Markus Zusak
The author is Australian and the book is set in Australia.

8.
9.
10. The Host by Stephenie Meyer

15 Point Tasks
1.
2. River Secrets by Shannon Hale has a blurb by Stephenie Meyer
3. B. The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket
C. Getting the Girl by Markus Zusak I borrowed this book from the library

4. B. Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Lost and Found by Andrew Clements
5.
6.
7.
8. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan Written in multiple perspectives
9. The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket The Carnivorous Carnival (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #9) by Lemony Snicket
10. Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography by Lemony Snicket

20 Point Tasks
1.
2.
3.
4. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10. C. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

Total Points: 100
Total Books: 11
Total Tasks: 10


message 21: by Ashlea (last edited Mar 19, 2011 06:17PM) (new)

Ashlea Daune (ashyydaune) | 45 comments 5.1Never Slow Dance with a Zombie
5.2 Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side
5.3 The Bar Code Tattoo
5.4 Everlost (Went to http://www.goodreads.com/author/fans/... then went to Nora)
5.5 Prophecy of the Sisters
5.6 Hex Hall
5.7 Heist Society
5.8 Clockwork Angel
5.9 Cathy's Book: If Found Call (650) 266-8283
5.10 Reckless
10.1 Rock Star Superstar
10.2 What-the-Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy
10.3
10.4The Angel of Death
10.5 Fringe Girl
10.6 Animal Farm
10.7 The Named
10.8 Peaches
10.9
10.10 The Faerie Path
15.1 Up Over Down Under: Special Double-Length Edition
15.2 DeceptionEvernight
15.3 Silver Is For Secrets (Reduce)Speak (Reuse)
15.4 If We Kiss Kiss of Life
15.5
15.6 Vampires Today: The Truth about Modern Vampirism(inspired by Twilight)
15.7 The Queen Geek Social Club
15.8 Dream Factory (in two different peoples perspectives)
15.9 May Bird and the Ever After
15.10
20.2 Gossip Girl (Gossip, Label, Carpet, Steam, Blanket)
20.3 Mates, dates,...
20.4 The Princess Diaries
20.5 Boys that Bite
20.6 Feast of FoolsLord of Misrule
20.7 (My quotes "Why do we try so hard to fit in, when we were made to stand out" I havent read Define Normal yet, but it seems like the main character really stands out) Define "Normal"
20.8 The Fallen: Volume 1
20.9 The Thief
20.10 I Am Number Four
25.1 How to Build a House Wicked
25.2 13 Little Blue Envelopes (I wanna go to england)Pippi Longstocking
25.4 Briar Rose The Halloween Tree
25.5 (Doing C) The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (From 2009 list)On the Devil's Court
25.6 Life As We Knew It Inside Out
30.1 (Searched Stephenie Meyer) The Maze of Bones An Abundance of Katherines
30.2 Captivate (American Idol, Carrie Underwood) Eternal (Dancing with the stars, Emmitt Smith)
30.3 Secrets of My Hollywood Life If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince?
30.4 John Hedgecoe's Complete Guide to Black and White Photography Confessions of a Teen Nanny
30.5 (8th, went to Jenn Renee's, and Rachel Erin's) Coraline Graceling
30.6 The Lovely Bones (4. Hades)Girl, (Nearly) 16: Absolute Torture(6. Aristophanes)30.7 Let It SnowSnow: A Retelling of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"





message 22: by Rosemary (last edited May 17, 2011 02:20PM) (new)

Rosemary | 640 comments


YAY! Challenge completed!

My plan:

5.1 Waltzing Matilda - Dance on my Grave
5.2 Circle of Friends - Boy in the Striped Pajamas
5.3 Gimme Five - I Am Number Four (Pittacus Lore)
5.4 Fan Club - Gone with the Wind
5.5 Brother/Sister - Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
5.6 Water, Water, Everywhere - Ingo
5.7 Going Green - ebook: Sno Ho
5.8 Blow Your Stack - The Woman in White
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie - What I Was
5.10 Kia Ora - The Carnivorous Lamb

10.1 Sing Out - Bel Canto
10.2 Say What - What Maisie Knew
10.3 Ides of March - Eagle of the Ninth
10.4 Elementary - Extraordinary Cases Of Sherlock Holmes
10.5 It Takes Two - Nineteen Minutes
10.6 Respect Your Elders - All Quiet on the Western Front
10.7 Cuddle a Koala - Across the Nightingale Floor
10.8 Eat Your Spinach - Raspberries on the Yangtze
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes - All-American Girl
10.10 Final Frontiers - The Day of the Triffids

15.1 Down Under - Before I Die, Jenny Downham PLUS The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
15.2 Blurb It - Mockingjay PLUS Midnight Sun
15.3 Earth Day - B: Reuse-reread: Down and Out in Paris and London PLUS C: Recycle-library: M is for Magic
15.4 It's a Repeat - Boy Meets Boy
15.5 Award Me - Atonement
15.6 The Truth Is - Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
15.7 Lab Lit - Rowan the Strange
15.8 Different Perspective - Across the Universe
15.9 In Like A Lion - How I Live Now
15.10 Spring Break - Life In Fusion

20.1 Mardi Gras: Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
20.2 Rookie at the Top. Random words: guitar, drinking, florist, sermon, stone. Over Sea, Under Stone.
20.3 International Women's Day: Beloved
20.4 Royal Wedding: A: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
20.5 Alliterative Authors: Leaving Poppy by Kate Cann
20.6 Young Adult 400+ pages: The Hunger Games
20.7 Quips and quotes: During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. - George Orwell. The Telling
20.8 Miniseries: Anna Karenina
20.9 Lucky Me: The Thief Lord
20.10 Group read & Post: Outlander(Cross Stitch)

25.1 C:- Getting It: the father of the teenage protagonist is a builder PLUS B:- Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: Roger works in finance industry
25.2 Bucket List: A: UTBG list - An Abundance of Katherines PLUS B: 1001 Books list - Interview with the Vampire
25.3 A Better World: A. Hero (approved) PLUS B. Buddha's Nature (spirituality, health, meditation)
25.4 Science Fiction/Fantasy Masters: A: Foundation, Isaac Asimov (1987) PLUS B: Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury (1977)
25.5 Tournament of Books: B(1): The Accidental, 2006 PLUS B(2): The Help (2010).
25.6 (3) The Great Gatsby PLUS (5) Lian Hearn, Grass for his Pillow

30.1 Lit map (original author: Roald Dahl) Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany's PLUS Darren Shan, Cirque Du Freak
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasures - To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper LEE) American Idol Lee DeWyze PLUS Diary of a Nobody (G & W GrosSMITH) DWTS Emmitt Smith
30.3 DonnaJo A: My Name Is Asher Lev PLUS B: (Step or half siblings) The Bride's Farewell - Pell's step-brother Bean
30.4 Dlmrose Task - Becoming a Writer PLUS Manservant and Maidservant
30.5 DDee - my date: 29th. KatieDE (29th) - Diary of Anne Frank PLUS Meagan (28th): The Joy Luck Club
30.6 Greek: I rolled 3. A: Pytheas the Greek PLUS rolled 1. B: The Rapture of Lol V. Stein
30.7 Title Connection: The Other Boleyn Girl PLUS Girl with a Pearl Earring

50. Series: Rainbow Boys, Rainbow High, Rainbow Road

Reviews: Mennonite, Boleyn


message 23: by Erin (last edited May 29, 2011 02:11PM) (new)

Erin 5 POINTS
1. Loves Music, Loves to Dance
2. Twilight
3. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
4. Harvesting the Heart (Jodi Picoult - Chanda)
5. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
6. Jaws
7. Death Comes for the Archbishop
8. Appointment in Samarra
9. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction
10. The Girl who Played with Fire

10 POINTS
1. Bel Canto
2. How the States Got Their Shapes
3. Pompeii
4. Three to Get Deadly
5. Private Eyes
6. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
7. The Book Thief
8. Lemons Never Die
9. The Firm
10. Stranger in a Strange Land

15 POINTS
1. Up the Down Staircase and Breathing Underwater
2. Three Cups of Tea and Boom!
3. One Hundred Years of Solitude and Mulengro
4. Nixon and Kissinger and Henry Kissinger and the American Century
5. Saturday
6. Rewind, Replay, Repeat (Kissing Doorknobs)
7. Jurassic Park
8. Bright Lights, Big City
9. Henderson the Rain King
10. The Gamble

20 POINTS
1. Manic
2. The Executioner's Song (model flag cancer song lord)
3. In the Woods
4. The Forensic Psychology of Criminal Minds
5. Get Me Out of Here
6. The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride #1)
7. Requiem for a Dream
8. Band of Brothers
9. Perfect Murder, Perfect Town
10. The Glass Castle

25 POINTS
1. Treasure Island (a) and Lost and Philosophy (h)
2. Brideshead Revisited and The Magus
3. The Poisonwood Bible and The Freedom Writers Diary
4. Fahrenheit 451 and The Witches
5. The Plot Against America and The Help
6. The Nature of Hate and A Great and Terrible Beauty

30 POINTS
1. First to Die and A Walk to Remember (Picoult)
2. The Notebook (Sparks) and 13 Little Blue Envelopes (Johnson)
3. Look Me in the Eye and Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
4. The Lucifer Effect and The Thirteenth Tale
5. E is for Evidence (Stacy MI) and The Maze Runner (Manday)
6. Fluke (3) and Freakonomics(5)
7. As I Saw It and It

50 POINTS
1. Pretties, Specials, and Extras

Books Read: 6/73
Tasks Completed: 4/54
Total Points: 60/910


message 24: by Isabell (last edited Mar 14, 2011 06:59AM) (new)

Isabell (purzel) | 247 comments This might not be always up-to date, because I usually refer to my Open Office spreadsheet and tend to forget about posts like this, but I'll try and update this regularly.

5 Points
5.1 Waltzing Matilda: Contemporary Irish Short Stories ("Irish Dance") by Hans-Christian Oeser
5.2 Circle of Friends: Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella
5.3 Gimme Five: Die dunkle Seite des Sommers: Franken Krimi by Stefanie Mohr
5.4 Fan Club: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder*
5.5 I'm Tellin': Hausers Bruder: Paul Flemings dritter Fall (Hauser's Brother) by Jan Beinßen
5.6 Water, Water Everywhere: Bag of Bones by Stephen King
5.7 Going Green: Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder*
5.8 Blow Your Stack: Herz aus Stahl: Paul Flemmings fünfter Fall by Jan Beinßen
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie: Charmed, Zauberhafte Schwestern, Schwarze Küsse (Kiss of Darkness) by Brandon Alexander
5.10 Kia Ora: Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder*

10 Points
10.1 Sing Out: Juliet, Naked: Roman by Nick Hornby
10.2 Say What?: Wenn der Berg ruft by Lucas Bahl
10.3 Beware the Ides of March: Eine Leiche im Badehaus (A Body in the Bathhouse) by Lindsey Davis
10.4 Elementary, my dear Watson: Stadtgrenze: Albach und Müller: der dritte Fall by Veit Bronnenmeyer
10.5 It Takes Two: Pikante Sünden: Paul Flemmings zweiter Fall (Juicy Sins) by Jan Beinßen
10.6 Respect Your Elders: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
10.7 Kuddle a Koala?: Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr by Garth Nix
10.8 Eat Your Spinach: Requiem by Dirk Kruse
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes!: A Time to Kill by John Grisham
10.10 The Final Frontier: Landung auf Darkover (Darkover Landfall) by Marion Zimmer Bradley

15 Points
15.1 The Land Down Under: A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
15.2 Blurb It: Lady of the Forest by Jennifer Roberson and Stormqueen! by Marion Zimmer Bradley
15.3 Earth Day: A) The Concubine's Tattoo by Laura Joh Rowland and C) Zerfall by Veit Bronnenmeyer
15.4 Repeat: Tod im Augustinerhof (Death in the Augustinerhof) by Dirk Kruse and Tod in den Wolken (Death in the Clouds) by Agatha Christie
15.5 Award Me: Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie (very tentative)
15.6 The Truth Is ...: Lebensalltag zur Zeit der Pharaonen by Tim Healey
15.7 Lab Lit: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
15.8 From a Different Perspective: The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales by Tamora Pierce*
15.10 Spring Break: Die vergessenen Schwestern by Stefanie Mohr

20 Points
20.1 Lassiez les bon Temps Rouler!: Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud
20.2 Random Words: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
20.3 Happy International Women's Day: Shopaholic and Baby by Sophie Kinsella
20.4 The Royal Wedding: Wedding Girl by Madeleine Wickham
20.5 Alliterative Authors Association: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare*
20.6 Young Adult Series: Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton*
20.7 Quips and Quotes: Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella
20.8 The Night I was Born: Persuasion by Jane Austen
20.9 Lucky Me! Laurie's Task: Die Meisterdiebe von Nürnberg: Paul Flemmings vierter Fall: Paul Flemmings vierter Fall/Kiminalfall by Jan Beinßen
20.10 Group Read: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

25 Points
25.1 In my Backyard: b. Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella and h. Here Be Monsters by Cameron Dokey
25.2 Your Bucket List: A) Shopaholic Takes Manhattan by Sophie Kinsella and B) Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
25.3 A Better World: A) Cold Fire* by Tamora Pierce and B) Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley
25.4 Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters: A) Erdsee by Ursula K. Le Guin and B) The Fall Of Neskaya (Clingfire, #1) by Marion Zimmer Bradley
25.5 March Madness: B1) Room by Emma Donoghue* and B2) Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman*
25.6 It's All About Australia and Oceania: 1. Melting Stones by Tamora Pierce* and 3. Das Phantom im Opernhaus (losely translates to "The Phantom in the Opera") by Jan Beinßen

30 Points
30.1 Literature Map by Gender: Sabriel by Garth Nix and Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
30.2 Sheila’s Guilty Pleasures: A) To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and B) Killing the Fatted Calf by Susan B. Kelly
30.3 Yours, Mine and Ours: A) Mein ist die Rache by Elizabeth George and B) Shopaholic and Sister by Sophie Kinsella
30.4 Like I Needed an Excuse: A) Lebensalltag im alten Rom by Robert Sackville West and B) The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
30.5 All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, or a book: A) Linger by Maggie Stiefvater and B) Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) by J.K. Rowling
30.6 Myth-behaving Greeks: A) Little Women by Louisa May Alcott B) Life in the Age of Chivalry by Nick Yapp
30.7 Title Connections: Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran* and Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier*


message 25: by Janet (new)

Janet Berkman (jannie_b) My plan is on a Google spreadsheet here.


message 26: by RedSycamore (last edited Apr 21, 2011 01:22PM) (new)

RedSycamore | 95 comments 5.1 -- Waltzing Matilda --
5.2 -- Circle of Friends --
5.3 -- Gimme Five --
5.4 -- Fan Club -- Neil Gaiman's fan Colin Brodd -- WoT
5.5 -- I'm Tellin' -- Sister Carrie
5.6 -- Water, Water Everywhere --
5.7 -- Going Green --
5.8 -- Blow Your Stack --
5.9 -- Shrimp on the Barbie --
5.10 -- Kia Ora -- Lemoine Affair

10.1 -- Sing Out --
10.2 -- Say What? -- The Man Who Forgot How to Read
10.3 -- Beware the Ides of March -- The Golden Ass
10.4 -- Elementary, my dear Watson -- The Angel's Game
10.5 -- It Takes Two -- Snow Crash
10.6 -- Respect Your Elders -- Pub:1945 -- Pippi Longstocking
10.7 -- Kuddle a Koala? -- (People of the Book)
10.8 -- Come On, Eat Your Spinach -- The House on Mango Street
10.9 -- No Lawyer Jokes! --
10.10 -- The Final Frontiers --

15.1 -- The Land Down Under --
15.2 -- Blurb It
15.2.1 -- Book w/ blurb --
15.2.2 -- blurb author's book --
15.3 -- Earth Day
15.3.1 -- Reuse --
15.3.2 -- Recycle --
15.4 -- It's A Repeat -- Words for Empty and Words for Full
15.5 -- Award Me -- A Fine Balance/The Children's Book
15.6 -- The Truth Is ... -- The Book of Five Rings
15.7 -- Lab Lit -- The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
15.8 -- From a Different Perspective -- The Forgotten Garden(?)
15.9 -- In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb -- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
15.10 -- Spring Break --

20.1 -- Cindy: Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler -- Brilliance of the Moon, Episode 2
20.2 -- Travelgirlut: Random Words (copier,pigeon,knife,bee,grass) -- The Pigeon
20.3 -- Katy: Happy International Women's Day! -- The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
20.4 -- Tracyj: The Royal Wedding -- Casino Royale
20.5 -- Rachel Renee': Alliterative Authors Association -- Robinson Crusoe(Daniel Defoe)
20.6 -- Kathryn CA: Young Adult Series -- The Harsh Cry of the Heron
20.7 -- Tami: Quips and Quotes -- The Idiot
20.8 -- Jayme VA: The Night I Was Born -- Ivanhoe
20.9 -- Laurie: Lucky Me! -- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
20.10 -- Group Read -- Outlander

25.1 -- Coralie -- In My Backyard
25.1.1 -- Anchor/Ship -- Treasure Island
25.1.2 -- Television/Show based on book -- A Room With a View
25.2 -- Sandy -- Your Bucket List
25.2.1 -- Play Poker in Las Vegas-- Poker Wisdom of a Champion
25.2.2 -- 1001 book -- The Ravishing of Lol Stein
25.3 -- Mrs. Soule -- A Better World
25.3.1 -- Fiction/Teacher -- Those Who Save Us
25.3.2 -- Non-Fiction/Scientist -- My Stroke of Insight

25.4 -- Helen -- Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters
25.4.1 -- Damon Knight Award: Ursula K. Le Guin -- The Dispossessed
25.4.2 -- World Fantasy Award: Lloyd Alexander -- The Illyrian Adventure

25.5 -- Gayla -- March Madness
25.5.1 -- 2010 -- Wolf Hall
25.5.2 -- 2010 -- Let the Great World Spin
25.6 -- Jennifer N's Task -- It’s All About Australia and Oceania
25.6.1 -- Weather/Outdoors -- Unbroken: A World War II Story...
25.6.2 -- Australia/Oceania Setting -- (People of the Book)/A Town Like Alice(?)

30.1 -- Cheryl -- Literature Map by Gender
30.1.1 -- Neal Stephenson -- Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol
30.1.2 -- Opposite Gender -- Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose
30.2 -- Sheila -- Guilty Pleasures
30.2.1 -- Idol: Lee DeWyze -- (Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird)
30.2.2 -- Dancing: Alec Mazo -- The Brothers Karamazov
30.3 -- Donna Jo -- Yours, Mine, and Ours
30.3.1 -- Your(s)/Our(s)/My/Mine --
30.3.2 -- Alt.Family -- Wuthering Heights/Kim
30.4 -- Dlmrose -- Like I Needed an Excuse
30.4.1 -- History -- A People's History of the United States
30.4.2 -- Concierge -- The Elegance of the Hedgehog
30.5 -- Delicious Dee -- All the world is birthday cake...
30.5.1 -- 30th:Manday -- The Yellow Wallpaper
30.5.2 -- 30th:Bluemoon -- (To Kill a Mockingbird)
30.6 -- Melanie -- Myth-behaving Greeks
30.6.1 -- Roll(1):Zeus/Royalty -- (The Fires of Heaven)
30.6.2 -- Roll(4):Homer/Fantasy -- (Lord of Chaos)
30.7 -- Diane -- Title Connections
30.7.1 -- The Haunting of Hill House
30.7.2 -- The House of the Seven Gables

50.1 -- MsOPP -- “I Need to Know What Happens Next!”
50.1 -- Book#n -- (The Fires of Heaven)
50.2 -- Book#n+1 -- (Lord of Chaos)
50.3 -- Book#n+2 -- A Crown of Swords


message 27: by Riona (last edited Feb 24, 2011 11:41PM) (new)


message 28: by Amanda (last edited Apr 11, 2011 06:37AM) (new)

Amanda (amandapearl) | 273 comments 5 Points

5.1 Waltzing Matilda:
5.2 Circle of Friends:
5.3 Gimme Five:The Forest of Hands and Teeth
5.4 Fan Club:
5.5 I'm Tellin': Prophecy of the Sisters
5.6 Water, Water Everywhere:
5.7 Going Green: Buddhism for Dummies
5.8 Blow Your Stack: PS, I Love You
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie: The Five People You Meet in Heaven
5.10 Kia Ora: Love in the Time of Cholera(orginally written in Spanish)

10 Points

10.1 Sing Out: A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages
10.2 Say What?: What It Means to Be a Libertarian
10.3 Beware the Ides of March: Mistress of Rome
10.4 Elementary, my Dear Watson: The Body Finder
10.5 It Takes Two:
10.6 Respect Your Elders: Sense and Sensibility
10.7 Kuddle a Koala?: The Book Thief
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach: Eat Mangoes Naked: Finding Pleasure Everywhere
10.9 No Laywer Jokes!: The Appeal
10.10 The Final Frontiers:

15 Points

15.1 The Land Down Under: Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America and Understanding The Tarot Court
15.2 Blurb It: Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen and Eat, Pray, Love
15.3 Earth Day: Reuse - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll and Reduce - The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
15.4 It's a Repeat: Hush, Hush
15.5 Award Me:
15.6 The Truth Is: Sweat Your Prayers: Movement as Spiritual Practice by Gabrielle Roth inspired by Marked (whole series) by P.C. Cast.
15.7 Lab Lit:
15.8 From a Different Perspective:
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb:
15.10 Spring Break: Feed by Mira Grant

20 Points

20.1. Most Improved Player. Cindy AL's Task: Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!: The Iron King
20.2 Rookie at the Top. Travelgirlut's Task: Random Words: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (hygiene, flower pot, prison, ears, tattoo)
20.3. Best Review Contest. Katy's Task: Happy International Women's Day!:
20.4 Author, Author. Tracyj's Task:Sweep, Volume 1:
20.5. Bigger is Better. Rachel Renee's Task: Alliterative Authors Association: City of Bones
20.7 Shorter is Sweeter. Tami's task: Quips and Quotes: Battle Royale (quote: "Life is a game. So fight for survival and see if you're worth it.")
20.8. It's My Birthday. Jayme VA's Task: The Night I was Born: Jane Eyre
20.9. Lucky Me! Laurie's Task: Stolen: A letter to my captor
20.10 Group Read: The Glass Castle


25 Points

25.1 Coralie's Task:In my Backyard: Girl at Sea(part a) and Heat Wave(part h)
25.2 Sandy's Task: Your Bucket List: Professional Tarot: The Business of Reading, Consulting and Teaching and Atonement
25.3 Mrs. Soule's Task: A Better World: Eulalia! and The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living
25.4. Helen's Task: Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters: I, Robot and Cell
25.5 Gayla's Task: March Madness: Freedom and The Road
25.6. Jennifer N's Task: It’s All About Australia and Oceania: The Poisonwood Bible and Lucky

30 Points

30.1 - Literature Map by Gender: Paper Towns and Pretties - original author Maureen Johnson
30.2 - Sheila's Task: Sheila’s Guilty Pleasures: Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner (Jennifer Grey) and Need by Carrie Jones (Carrie Underwood)
30.3 Donna Jo's Task: Yours, Mine, and Ours: Read Your Future: The Ultimate Guide to Tarot, Astrology, the I Ching, and Other Divination Techniques from Around the World and Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
30.4 Dlmrose's Task: Like I Need an Excuse: The Devil, the Lovers, and Me: My Life in Tarotand The Thirteenth Tale
30.5 Delicious Dee's task: “All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, or a book": Shiver and Wintergirls
30.6 Melanie's Task: Myth-behaving Greeks: Into the Wild by and
The Time Traveler's Wife
30.7 Diane's Task: Title Connections: Body Sacred and Sacred Hunger


message 29: by Cindie (last edited Feb 23, 2011 03:50AM) (new)

Cindie | 1720 comments 5.1 -- Waltzing Matilda --
5.2 -- Circle of Friends --
5.3 -- Gimme Five --
5.4 -- Fan Club --
5.5 -- I'm Tellin' --
5.6 -- Water, Water Everywhere --
5.7 -- Going Green --
5.8 -- Blow Your Stack --
5.9 -- Shrimp on the Barbie --
5.10 -- Kia Ora --

10.1 -- Sing Out --
10.2 -- Say What? --
10.3 -- Beware the Ides of March -- Cleopatra: A life
10.4 -- Elementary, my dear Watson --
10.5 -- It Takes Two --
10.6 -- Respect Your Elders --
10.7 -- Kuddle a Koala? --
10.8 -- Come On, Eat Your Spinach --
10.9 -- No Lawyer Jokes! --
10.10 -- The Final Frontiers --

15.1 -- The Land Down Under --
15.2 -- Blurb It --
15.3 -- Earth Day -- recycle: An Object of Beauty (from the library) and
15.4 -- It's A Repeat --
15.5 -- Award Me --
15.6 -- The Truth Is ... --
15.7 -- Lab Lit --
15.8 -- From a Different Perspective --
15.9 -- In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb --
15.10 -- Spring Break --

20 Points

25 Points

30.1 -- -- a summons to memphis by Peter Taylor and It must have been something I ate by Jeffrey Steingarten
30.2 -- Sheila: Guilty Pleasures --
30.3 -- Donna Jo: Yours, Mine, and Ours --
30.4 -- Dlmrose: Like I Needed an Excuse --
30.5 -- Delicious Dee: All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, or a book -- The man who loved books too much (author is GR, Kim L) and What I eat: around the world in 80 diets (Heather Mac)
30.6 -- --
30.7 -- --


message 30: by Rhiannon (last edited Feb 27, 2011 10:19PM) (new)

Rhiannon | 219 comments 5 POINT TASKS
1. Last Dance by Lurlene McDaniel
2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
3. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
4. Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/... Jill Wentzel
5. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
6. The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard
7. Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
8. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
9. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
10. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

10 POINT TASKS
1. Dancing to the Music in My Head: Memoirs of the People's Idol by Sanjaya Malakar
2. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
3. I, Claudius by Robert Graves
4. Chasing AllieCat by Rebecca Fjelland Davis
5. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
6. The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
7. Bad Boys Down Under by Nancy Warren
8. Code Orange by Caroline B. Cooney
9. The Clientby John Grisham
10.Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

15 POINT TASKS
1. Danger Down Under by Carolyn Keene
2. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
3. Sleeping with Beauty by Donna Kauffman and Not So Snow White by Donna Kauffman
4. My Darling, My Hamburger by Paul Zindel
5. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
6. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
7. Talk Nerdy to Me by Vicki Lewis Thompson (Goodreads Author)
8. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
9. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
10. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

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25 POINT TASKS
1. Sinister Sprinkles by Jessica Beck and Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
2. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden and Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
3. The Doctor's Wife by Elizabeth Brundage and How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman
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30 POINT TASKS
1. Along Came a Spider by James Patterson (Goodreads Author) and Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
2. Heart Full of Soul by Taylor Hicks and The Elegant Gathering of White Snows by Kris Radish (Goodreads Author)
3. Sister Mine: A Novel by Tawni O'Dell and The Stepsister by R.L. Stine
4. Julie and Julia by Julie Powell and State of the Onion by Julie Hyzy (Goodreads Author)
5. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli (RyanMac) and The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks (KSMary)
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7. Room by Emma Donoghue (Goodreads Author) and Breathing Room by Susan Elizabeth Phillips


Total Point Earned: 0/
Total Pages Read: 0/
Total Books Read: 0/
Good Read Authours:
Big Book Tickets: 500(), 750(), 1000()






message 31: by Desirée (last edited Apr 18, 2011 04:46AM) (new)

Desirée (desirel) | 21 comments 5.1 Waltzing Matilda: Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes OR Ray Bradbury - Dandelion Wine (Dance: Dutty Wine)
5.2 Circle of Friends: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
5.3 Gimme Five: The Rachel Papers by Martin Amis
X 5.4 Fan Club: Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (Author: Neil Gaiman, Fan: Karen Faith)
5.5 I'm Tellin': Das Haus der Schwestern. by Charlotte Link
5.6 Water, Water Everywhere:
5.7 Going Green: Something by Robin Hobb (ask brother to borrow it)
5.8 Blow Your Stack:
X5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie: The Giver by Lois Lowry
5.10 Kia Ora:

10.1 Sing Out: Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
10.2 Say What?: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
10.3 Beware the Ides of March: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
10.4 Elementary, my dear Watson:
X10.5 It Takes Two: The Radleys by Matt Haig
10.6 Respect Your Elders: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
10.7 Kuddle a Koala?: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck OR A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes!: Dark Fire by C. J. Sansom
10.10 The Final Frontiers:

15.1 The Land Down Under:
1. Down: Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg
2. Under: Der Mann, der durch das Jahrhundert fiel by Moritz Rinke
15.2 Blurb It:
X 1. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
X 2.The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula LeGuin
15.3 Earth Day:
1. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (A. Reduce)
X 2. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim (B. Reuse, reread an old favourite)
15.4 It's A Repeat: Ein Leben für ein Leben - Adam Hundesohn by Yoram Kaniuk
15.5 Award Me: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
15.6 The Truth Is ...: The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era(about early Hollywood; book that made me want to know more: Hugo Cabret by David Selznick)
15.7 Lab Lit: The Physician by Noah Gordon
X15.8 From a Different Perspective: Stolen: A letter to my captor by Lucy Christopher
X15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
X15.10 Spring Break: Morning Glories Vol. 1: For A Better Future by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma

20.1 Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!:
20.2 Random Words: poverty, religion, dentist, stars, game -- Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra
X20.3 International Women's Day: Herr Nakano und die Frauen by Hiromi Kawakami
20.4 The Royal Wedding: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
20.5 Alliterative Author's Association: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Marquez
X20.6 Young Adult Series: Spells by Aprilynne Pike
20.7 Quips and Quotes: "Why do people have to be this lonely? ... (Haruki Murakami) - book: Verlangen nach Drachen by Verena Rossbacher
20.8 It's my birthday:Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen OR Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher
X20.9 Lucky me: The Exiles by Hilary McKay
20.10 Group Read - I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

25.1 In my Backyard:
1. The Awakening and The Struggle by L.J. Smith (h)
2. Abspann by Steve Tesich (h)(English title: Karoo)(protagonists writes screen plays)
25.2 Your Bucket List:
1. Watchmen by Alan Moore
2. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel OR Clarissa, or the History of a Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
25.3 A better world:
25.4 Science-Fiction / Fantasy Masters:
1.
2. World Fantasy Award: The Knight by Gene Wolfe
25.5 March Madness:
1. Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart (2007 list)
2. Alentejo Blue by Monica Ali

30.1 Literature Map By Gender:
1. The Blue Girl by Charles de Lint
2. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
(Author on the map: Neil Gaiman)
30.2 Guilty Pleasures:
1. Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller (Lee DeWyze)
2.
30.3 Yours, Mine, and Ours:
1. This Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Holmes
2. [book with a blended family in it]
30.4 Like I Needed an Excuse:
1. Writing Fiction Step by Step by Josy Novarkovich
2. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
30.5 All the world is a birthday cake:
X1. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga (Shannon South Africa, 20th)
X 2. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine l'Engle (Chris, 19th)
30.6 Myth-Behaving Greeks:
1. The Cure for Death by Lightning by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
2. [romance]
30.7 Title Connections:
1. One-Hit Wonder by Lisa Jewell
2. Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon


message 32: by Michelle (last edited May 31, 2011 06:44PM) (new)

Michelle (deckfullojokers) | 47 comments There are more books even on this list, not even the full challenge list that I will not have time to read. But go ambition!

5.1 Waltzing Matilda: Loves Music, Loves to Dance
5.2 Circle of Friends: Water for Elephants
5.3 Gimme Five: Wicked Lovely *Goodreads Author*
5.4 Fan Club: Brian Jacques -> bluespacething -> Along Came a Spider
5.5 I'm Tellin': Brother Odd
5.6 Water, Water Everywhere: Portion of the Sea *Goodreads Author*
5.7 Going Green: Doomsday Book *Big Book*
5.8 Blow Your Stack: Magic Study *Goodreads Author*
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie: The Alchemist *Goodreads Author*
5.10 Kia Ora: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

10.1 Sing Out: Marrying Mozart *Goodreads Author*
10.2 Say What?: The Girl Who Chased the Moon *Goodreads Author*
10.3 Beware the Ides of March: Ides of March
10.4 Elementary, my dear Watson:
10.5 It Takes Two: White Cat *Goodreads Author*
10.6 Respect Your Elders:
10.7 Kuddle a Koala?: I Am the Messenger
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach:
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes!: The Street Lawyer
10.10 The Final Frontiers: Shiver *Goodreads Author*

15.1 The Land Down Under:
15.2 Blurb It:
15.3 Earth Day:
15.4 It's A Repeat:
15.5 Award Me:
15.6 The Truth Is...:
15.7 Lab Lit:
15.8 From a Different Perspective:
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb:
15.10 Spring Break:

20.6. Seasoned Reader. Kathryn CA's Task: Young Adult Series: Catching Fire

30.5 All the world's a birthday cake : My bday is April 4;
Shannon is also April 4 Hex Hall *Goodreads Author* &
Hawkeye Jackie is also April 4: The Hunger Games
30.6 Myth-Behaving Greeks : (4) Dead Until Dark & (5) WAR


message 33: by Shannon (new)

Shannon ★ (shann0n) I made a bookshelf with each book and labeled it for each task =)

SRC Spring Shelf


message 34: by Inez (new)

Inez Ashlea wrote: "5.1 Never Slow Dance with a Zombie by E. Van Lowe
5.2 Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side (Jessica, #1) by Beth Fantaskey
5.3 The Bar Code Tattoo (Bar Code, #1) by Suzanne Weyn
5.4 [bookcover:Life As We Kne..."


This is a great list I may have to use some of these books. Thanks for posting.


message 35: by Chinook (last edited Feb 28, 2011 11:25PM) (new)

Chinook | 33 comments 5.1 The Ayatollah Begs to Differ (modern dance)
5.2 Running with Scissors / Me Talk Pretty One Day / Where the Sidewalk Ends / Year of Wonders
5.3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
5.4 Mr. Popper's Penguins, Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth K
5.5 Sister Carrie
5.6 water cover
5.7 One of April's books
5.8 TBR old
5.9 The Crying of Lot 49,
5.10 - Murakami, Pamuk, The Yacoubian Building, The Koran, The Possibility of an Island, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, The Master and the Margarita

10.1 musician
10.2 - What is America?, Where the Sidewalk Ends
10.3 - roman empire
10.4 - The Eyre Affair
10.5 - Ethan Frome, Assassination Vacation, Child 44, Riotous Assembly, Doors Open, Sappho's Leap, Anil's Ghost, Artemis Fowl, Lady Oracle
10.6 - Ethan Frome
10.7 - The Book Thief, Voss
10.8 - A Clockwork Orange,
10.9 In Her Shoes, lawyer book
10.10 - The Two Towers, Return of the King, Frankenstein, The Light Fantastic, The Speed of Dark, The Host, A Wizard of Earthsea/Tombs of Atuan, The Eyre Affair, Artemis Fowl, Noughts & Crosses, Consider Phebus, Tithe, Bitten

15.1 - 1) The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
2) under
15.2 - blurb
15.3 - A) Reduce - tbr book
B) borrow april's book
15.4 A) What is the What, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,
15.5 - The Inheritence of Loss, The Line of Beauty, Room, The Master, Fingersmith, Brooklyn, Child 44
15.6 - there is no me without you - inspired by reading All Families are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland which involves a character from Africa who has some sort of super blood that cures AIDS.
15.7 - frankenstein,
15.8 - march - retelling of Little Women by the father
15.9 -- half broke horses
15.10 - any book

20.1
20.2
20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6
20.7
20.8
20.9
20.10 Group Read - Outlander

25.1 A) Moby-Dick
F) In Defense of Food
25.2 1) running marathon book
2) War and Peace, Voss, To the Lighthouse, The Waves, The Well of Loneliness, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Pigeon, The Name of the Rose, The Master and the Margareta, The inheritence of Loss, The Crying of Lot 49, Surfacing, Rabbit (Run, Redux, Rich), Moby Dick, Mrs Dalloway, Lolita, Great Expectations, Goodmorning midnight, Gone with the wind, franny and zooey, frankenstein, Fifth Business, fathers and sons, ethan frome, cold comfort farm,
25.3 A) Intuition
B) Half the Sky
25.4
25.5


30.1 Margaret Atwood gives Jasper Fforde, Robertson Davies, Timothy Findley
30.2 1) Sister Carrie (Carrie Underwood), Epileptic / The Lost City of Z(David Cook), Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry (Taylor Hicks)
2) House of Leaves / Huck Finn (Mark Ballas)
30.3 1) My Name is Red, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Teach Like Your Hair's On Fire
2) Grave Sight, Great Expectations?
30.4 1) a running book
2) The Elegance of the Hedgehog - concierge
30.5 1) The Lost City of Z, The Host, People of the Book, Moby-Dick, The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn -->KSMary 21st
2) The Magicians, The Light Fantastic, The Eyre Affair, The Host, The Two Towers, The Fellowship of the Ring, Then We Came to the End -->Ryan Mac 21st
30.6
30.7 - Cloud Atlas, Atlas Shrugged OR God is Not Great, Great Expectations
30.8
30.9
30.10

50.1


message 36: by Joy Marie (last edited Mar 08, 2011 07:39PM) (new)

Joy Marie | 140 comments 5.1 Waltzing Matilda - Dance of Death (Pendergast, #6)
5.2 Circle of Friends - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
5.3 Gimme Five - The Templar Legacy
5.4 Fan Club - The Brief History of the Dead
5.5 I'm Tellin' -
5.6 Water, Water, Everywhere -
5.7 Going Green - Dracula
5.8 Blow Your Stack - Mina
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie - Life, the Universe and Everything
5.10 Kia Ora - The Angel's Game

10.1 Sing Out - Heart-Shaped Box
10.2 Say What? - The Girl Who Chased the Moon
10.3 Beware the Ides of March -
10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson - Body Double
10.5 It Takes Two - Mostly Harmless
10.6 Respect Your Elders - Mansfield Park
10.7 Kuddle a Koala? - I Am the Messenger
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach - The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes - The Street Lawyer
10.10 The Final Frontiers - So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

15.1 The Land Down Under -
15.2 Blurb It - Marked and Undead and Unpopular
15.3 Earth Day - The Talisman and The Keeper
15.4 It's A Repeat - Blackfly Season and Season of the Witch
15.5 Award Me -
15.6 The Truth Is.... - Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorized Guide to the Mysteries Behind The Da Vinci Code
15.7 Lab Lit - The Time Machine
15.8 From a Different Perspective - The Lovely Bones
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb - Inkheart
15.10 Spring Break - City of Ashes

20.1 Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler! - Pandora's Daughter
20.2 Random Words - The Idiot
20.3 Happy International Women's Day - The Thirteenth Tale
20.4 The Royal Wedding - The Eight
20.5 Bigger is Better - Gathering Blue
20.6 Young Adult Series - City of Bones
20.7 Quips and Quotes - Even Silence Has an End
20.8 The NIght I was Born - Shogun
20.9
20.10 Group Read - I Am Number Four

25.1 In My Backyard - a.) Life of Pi and h.) Déjà Dead
25.2 Your Bucket List - A. TBA and B. The Awakening
25.3 A Better World - A. Brimstone and B. Reading Lolita in Tehran
25.4 Science-Fiction/Fantasy Masters - A. Deathworld 1 and B. Black House
25.5 March Madness - C. One on One and The Help
25.6 It's All About Australia and Oceania - Flower Net and A Great and Terrible Beauty

30.1 Literature Map By Gender - A Game of Thrones and Uglies
30.2 Sheila's Guilty Pleasures - Once Bitten, Twice Shy and Winter Garden
30.3 Yours, Mine, and Ours - My Favorite Mistake and Undead and Unreturnable
30.4 Like I Need An Excuse - Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex and The Handmaid's Tale
30.5 Birthday Cake - City of Glass and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
30.6 Myth-behaving Greeks - Candles Burning and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
30.7 Title Connections - Secret of the Seventh Son and Seventh Son

50.1


message 37: by Juli (last edited Feb 28, 2011 08:42PM) (new)

Juli (julifabulous) | 63 comments Spring SRC Shelf

Great idea from Shannon to post the shelf here in Reading Plans, rather than typing it all out =)





message 38: by Juli (new)

Juli (julifabulous) | 63 comments Shannon wrote: "I made a bookshelf with each book and labeled it for each task =)"

i did that for the winter challenge too, its a good system =)


message 40: by southpaw285 (last edited May 17, 2011 11:49AM) (new)

southpaw285 Seasonal Reading Challenge - Spring 2011
Duration: 03/01/11 - 05/31/11

5.1
√5.2 Circle of Friends - Atonement/Ian McEwan==05.12.11***
√5.3 Gimme Five - Romeo, Romeo/Robin Kaye==03.02.11
5.4
5.5
√5.6 Water, Water Everywhere - Unbroken/Laura Hillenbrand==04.05.11****
√5.7 Going Green - All-American Girl/Meg Cabot==04.09.11 (borrowed from library)
√5.8 Blow Your Stack -Forbidden/Suzanne Brockmann==04.20.11
√5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie - The Outsiders/S.E. Hinton
5.10
√10.1 Sing Out - Room Full of Mirrors/Charles R. Cross==05.17.11
10.2
10.3
√10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson - By the Pricking of My Thumbs/Agatha Christie==03.18.11
√10.5 It Takes Two - Whispering Rock/Robyn Carr==03.19.11
10.6
10.7
10.8
10.9
√10.10 The Final Frontiers - One Foot in the Grave/Jeaniene Frost==03.15.11
15.1
√15.2 Blurb It
(a) Something Wicked/Jo Beverley==04.04.11
(b) Slightly Scandalous/Mary Balogh==04.10.11
√15.3 Earth Day
(a) Reduce - Slightly Tempted/Mary Balogh==05.02.11***
(c) Recycle - D is for Deadbeat/Sue Grafton==04.25.11****
√15.4 It's A Repeat - Options B
Book One: In Bed With the Devil/Lorraine Heath==04.07.11
Book Two: Blue-Eyed Devil/Lisa Kleypas==04.29.11
√15.5 Award Me - Possession/A.S. Byatt (Audio)==03.11.11
15.6
15.7
15.8
√15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb - Then Came You/Lisa Kleypas==03.22.11
√15.10 Spring Break - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest/Ken Kesey==04.28.11****
√20.1 Cindy AL's Task: Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!
Skintight/Susan Andersen==04.15.11
20.2
20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6
√20.7Shorter is Sweeter: Tami's Task: Quips and Quotes - Delicious/Sherry Thomas==05.16.11***

My Quote: "Romance novels are birthday cake and life is often peanut butter and jelly. I think everyone should have lots of delicious romance novels lying around for those times when the peanut butter of life gets stuck to the roof of your mouth." By Janet Evanovich

20.8
20.9
20.10
25.1
√25.2 Sandy's Task: Your Bucket List -
(a)Ragtime/E.L. Doctorow==03.23.11
(b)Interview With the Vampire/Anne Rice==03.30.11

One thing on my "bucket list" is to complete the list of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. Both of my books for this task are from the 2010 list.
25.3
25.4
√25.5 Gayla's Task: March Madness -
(a)Room/Emma Donoghue (2011 List)==03.21.11
(b)Let the Great World Spin/Colum McCann (2010 List)==03.30.11
√25.6 Jennifer N's Task: It's All About Australia and Oceania
(a) Option 2 - Promises in the Dark/Stephanie Tyler==05.11.11***
(b) Option 3 - Don't Look Down/Suzanne Enoch==04.28.11****
30.1
√30.2 Sheila's Task - Sheila's Guilty Pleasures
(a) Idol = Guilty Pleasures/Laura Lee Guhrke (Lee DeWyze)==05.03.11
(b) DWTS = Anyone But You/Jennifer Crusie (Jennifer Grey)==05.09.11
30.3
30.4
√30.5 Dee's Task - All the world is birthday cake:
(a) Catching Fire/Suzanne Collins (5th)==04.07.11
(b) Mockingjay/Suzanne Collins (4th)==04.12.11
√30.6 Melanie's Task - Myth-behaving Greeks
(a) 4 = Hades - At Grave's End/Jeaniene Frost==04.16.11
(b) 6 = Aristophanes - Four to Score/Janet Evanovich (Best Humorous Books)==04.14.11
√30.7 Diane's Task - Title Connection:
(a) Slightly Wicked/Mary Balogh==04.05.11
(b) Wicked Angel/Julia London==04.08.11
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Total Points as of 05/17/11 = 395 points





message 41: by Ashlea (new)

Ashlea Daune (ashyydaune) | 45 comments Inez wrote: "Ashlea wrote: "5.1 Never Slow Dance with a Zombie by E. Van Lowe
5.2 Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side (Jessica, #1) by Beth Fantaskey
5.3 The Bar Code Tattoo (Bar Code, #1) by Suzanne Weyn
5.4 [bookcover..."


Heh, I thought it was^^
Thanks, and of course you should use some of them(:


message 42: by SandyC (new)

SandyC (sandyc88) | 420 comments Tentative list:
5.1 Dance of the Gods, Nora Roberts
5.3 Dreamfever, Karen Marie Moning
5.4 Naked in Death, JD Robb
5.5 Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Ann Brashares
5.6 The Cove, Catherine Coulter
5.7 Faefever (PBS), Karen Marie Moning
5.8 Lover Avenged, JR Ward
5.9 Stepford Wives, Ira Levin
5.10 Veronika Decides to Die, Paulo Coelho

10.1 Rise Up Singing - Janis Joplin, Ann Angel
10.2 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Stieg Larsson
10.3 Mistress of Rome, Kate Quinn
10.4 Seven Up, Janet Evanovich
10.5 Lover Enshrined, JR Ward
10.6 End of the Affair, Graham Greene
10.7 I am the Messenger, Marcus Zusak
10.8 The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
10.9 The Associate, John Grisham
10.10 The Blue Sword, Robin McKinley


15.1 Under the net? Flow Down Like Silver?
15.2 A Hunger Like No Other by Kressly Cole and Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon
15.3 A.Shanghai Girls, Lisa See/C. Moon Called, Patricia Briggs
15.4 PS I Love You, Love in the Afternoon
15.5 White Tiger, Aravind Adiga
15.6 Year of Dust? Driven from the Land?
15.7 Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
15.8 Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys
15.9 Where the Red Fern Grows
15.10 ANY BOOK
20.1 TBD
20.2 TBD
20.3 TBD
20.4 TBD
20.5 TBD
20.6 TBD
20.7 TBD
20.8 TBD
20.9 TBD
20.10 I Am Number Four

25.1 A.Delicious, Susan Mallery/B.Definitely Dead, C.Harris
25.2 A.The Long Run, Matt Long/B. The Gathering, Anne Enright
25.3 A.Glory in Death, JD Robb/B. Teacher Man, Frank McCourt
25.4 Not posted yet
25.5 Wolf Hall, Hillary Mantel and Saturday, Ian McEwan
25.6 Not posted yet





30.1 Wicked, Gregory Maquire and Widow of the South, Robert Hicks
30.2 Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski and Little Earthquakes
30.3 Lover Mine, JR Ward and Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
30.4 Remains of the Day and??? Non Fic about hobby/history/sports
30.5 Dead as a Doornail, C.Harris and Vision In White, Nora Roberts
30.6 Crave by JR Ward and Lip Service by Susan Mallery
30.7 Picture Perfect and Perfect Chemistry


message 43: by Foxy Grandma (last edited Mar 03, 2011 01:44PM) (new)

Foxy Grandma (foxygrandma) | 997 comments My Books (for now)

FIVE POINT TASKS -
5.1 WALTZING MATHILDA: Spirit Dances by C.E. Murphy
5.2 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
5.3 GIMME FIVE: Cell by Stephen King
5.4 FAN CLUB: The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson
5.5 I'M TELLING: Goodbye Sister Disco by James Patrick Hunt
5.6 WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE: The Testament by John Grisham
5.7 GOING GREEN: Tastes of Love & Evil by Barbara Monajem
5.8 BLOW YOUR STACK: Tick Tock by James Patterson
5.9 SHRIMP ON THE BARBIE: Grendel by John Champlin Gardner
5.10 KIA ORA: The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

10 POINT TASKS-
10.1 SING OUT: War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
10.2 SAY WHAT?: What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
10.3 BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH: The Light Bearer by Donna Gillespie
10.4 ELEMENTARY MY DEAR WATSON: Don't BlinkJames Patterson
10.5 IT TAKES TWO: River Marked by Patricia Briggs
10.6 RESPECT YOUR ELDERS: On the Road by Jack Kerouac
10.7 KUDDLE A KOALA: Mercy Burns by Keri Arthur
10.8 COME ON EAT YOUR SPINACH: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
10.9 NO LAWYER JOKES: Strategic Moves by Stuart Woods
10.10 THE FINAL FRONTIER: Blood Wyne by Yasmine Galenorn

15 POINT TASKS-
15.1 THE LAND DOWN UNDER: Way Down Dead in Dixie by Caroline Cousins and Under the Radar by Fern Michaels
15.2 BLURB IT: Sixty-One Nails by Mike Shevdon and Walking Dead by C.E. Murphy
15.3 EARTH DAY: Evil Ways by Justin Gustainisand Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
15.4 IT'S A REPEAT: A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris and Dead Before Dark by Wendy Corsi Staub
15.5 AWARD ME: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and Search at Loch Ness: The Expedition of the New York Times and the Academy of Applied Science by Dennis L. Meredith
15.7 LAB LIT: Tyrannosaur Canyon by Douglas Preston
15.8 FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
15.9 IN LIKE A LION, OUT LIKE A LAMB: Spirit Fox by Mickey Zucker Reichert
15.10 SPRING BREAK: Gideon's Sword by Douglas Preston

20 POINT TASKS -
20.1 LASSIEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULER: Naamah's Curse by Jacqueline Carey
20.2 RANDOM WORDS: Black Sand by William J. Caunitz
20.3
20.4
20.5 ALLITERATIVE AUTHORS ASSOCIATION: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
20.6 YOUNG ADULT SERIES: Marked and Betrayed by P.C. Cast
20.7 QUIPS AND QUOTES: Edge by Jeffery Deaver
20.8
20.9
20.10 GROUP READ: I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

25 POINT TASKS -
25.1 IN MY BACKYARD: Crescent Dawn by Clive Cussler and Dying to Have Her by Heather Graham
25.2 YOUR BUCKET LIST: Unseen by Rachel Caine and Atonement by Ian McEwan
25.3 A BETTER WORLD: Find Me by Carol O'Connell and The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell
25.4 SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MASTERS: Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey and Lost Boy Lost Girl by Peter Straub
25.5 MARCH MADNESS: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen and Room by Emma Donoghue

30 POINT TASKS -
30.1 LITERATURE MAP BY GENDER: What the Night Knows by Dean Koontz and Faces of Fear by John Saul
30.2 GUILTY PLEASURES: Kitty and the Dead Man's Hand by Carrie Vaughn and Killing Kelly by Heather Graham
30.3 YOURS, MINE, OURS: Mine by Robert R. McCammon and Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
30.4 LIKE I NEED AN EXCUSE: Rachael Ray's 30-Minute Get Real Meals by Rachael Ray and The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
30.5 ALL THE WORLD IS A BIRTHDAY CAKE: American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld and Alone (Detective D.D. Warren, #1) by Lisa Gardner
30.6 MYTH BEHAVING GREEKS: This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost and The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
30.7 TITLE CONNECTIONS: Madeleine's Ghost by Robert Girardi and Ghost Moon by Karen Robards

50 POINT TASKS -
50.1a
50.1b
50.1c


message 44: by Nick (last edited May 22, 2011 02:05PM) (new)

Nick (doily) | 2401 comments Nickboy
Spring Reading Challenge, 2011: The Australia Challenge

5.1 -- The Tango Briefing by Adam Hall
5.2 -- A Separate Peace by John Knowles
5.3 -- The Ponder Heart by Eudora Welty
5.4 -- Author: Richard Ford, Fan: Drew 5-star book: The Snows of Kilamanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
5.5 -- The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers by Thomas Mullen
5.6 -- Plays 5 by Tom Murphy
5.7 -- Lord of Light by Roger Zelazney
5.8 -- To the Castle and Back by Vaclav Havel
5.9 -- American Buffalo by David Mamet
5.10 -- If on a Winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino

10.1 -- The Ned Rorem Reader (Music and People) by Ned Rorem
10.2 -- When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger
10.3 -- The Philosophy of Plotinus by W R Inge
10.4 -- Bait by Nick Brownlee
10.5 -- The Seance by John Harwood*
10.6 -- The Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins
10.7 -- Teranesia by Greg Egan (Australian author)*
10.8 -- Aunt Dan and Lemon by Wallace Shawn
10.9 --
10.10 -- Dragon’s Egg by Robert L Forward

15.1 --
15.2 -- The Falling Woman by Pat Murphy, has the blurb "A lovely and literate exploration of the dark moment when myth and science meet..." Samuel Delaney
-- The Einstein Intersection by Samuel Delaney

15.3 – B: Reuse (reread) – Zastrozzi by Percy Bysshe Shelley
-- C: From Library -- The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster
15.4 -- The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings by Jingsheng Wei
-- Here I Stand by Paul Robeson
15.5 -- Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe
15.6 -- The Glorious Deception by Jim Steinmeyer
15.7 -- The Time Machine by H,.G. Wells
15.8 -- The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich
15.9 -- A Gift upon the Shore by M K Wren
15.10 -- Soulless by Christopher Golden


20.1 – Beasts by Joyce Carol Oates
20.2 – Random Words: estate, hostage, hope, migraine, arm – Hope's Horizon by Chip Ward
20.3 – Omnitopia Dawn though born in New York, Diane Duane now lives in County Wicklow in Ireland (according to her GR bio)
20.4 – Essays, Speeches, and Public Letters by William Faulkner
20.5 -- Reborn by Susan Sontag
20.6 -- The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
20.7 -- "Never go on trips with anyone you do not love." Ernest Hemingway -- The Hemingway Women by Bernice Kert
20.8 --
20.9 -- Murder Flies Left Seat by Jackie Lewin
20.10 --

25.1 -- option b: Coyote Blue by Christopher Moore
-- option h: Spock's World by Diane Duane
25.2 -- The Bards of Bone Plain by Patricia McKillip
-- Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
25.3 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (doctor)
Ponderings from the Precipice by James Conlon (spiritual leader)
25.4 – SF Masters: Damon Knight Winner – The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance
Fantasy Masters: World Fantasy Winner -- Lost Boy, Lost Girl by Peter Straub
25.5 – Basketball – Scandals of ’51 by Charley Rosen
– Tournament of Books – Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
25.6 -- Option 4: Set in Australia -- 30 Days in Sydney by Peter Carey*
-- Option 5: Australian Author -- Runner by Robert Newton*

30.1 -- Literature Map By Gender – (near Peter Carey) Dark Places by Kate Grenville*
-- Literature Map By Gender – Greene on Capri: A Memoir by Shirley Hazzard*
30.2 -- Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
-- The True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey*
30.3 -- Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
-- Smoke by William Corbin
30.4 -- Running After 40 by the editors of "Runner's World," foreward by Joe Henderson
-- Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey*
30.5 -- Amy MO (26) Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
-- Donna Jo (27) King Henry IV, Part I by William Shakespeare, Signet Classics edition ed by Maynard Mack

30.6 – #6 Demeter: Farmer/Rancher – Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx
– #1 Aeschylus: Tragic/Sad – The Glass Menagerie and Suddenly, Last Summer by Tennessee Williams
30.7 -- Book of Memories by Peter Nadas
-- Memories of my Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


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message 45: by JennRenee (last edited Apr 06, 2011 06:45AM) (new)

JennRenee (jennreneeread) | 1332 comments 5.1 The Dead Girls' Dance
5.2 Frostbite
5.3 Betrayed
5.4 The Body Finder Jessica fan from Melissa Marr fan page
5.5 Prophecy of the Sisters
5.6 Here, There Be Dragons
5.7 Eighth Grade Bites
5.8 Mates, Dates, and Designer Divas
5.9 Kingdom's Dawn
5.10 Pirate Curseorginally in German
10.1 The Musician's Daughter
10.2 If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince?
10.3 Cleopatra's Daughter
10.4 The Christopher Killer
10.5 Fallen Angel
10.6 The Magician's Nephew
10.7 Foundling
10.8 The Secrets of Peaches
10.9 Wicked Girls: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials
10.10 The Iron King
15.1 Up Over Down Under: Special Double-Length Edition
15.2 Boneshakerblurb from scott westerfield ...The Secret Hour
15.3 Masquerade- reduce
Dead Is Just A Rumor reuse- left over from winter challenge
15.4 Kiss Me Kill Me
15.5 Room
15.6 Book of Dragons: And Other Mythical Beasts
15.7 The Monstrumologist
15.8 ttfn
15.9 Red Riding Hood
15.10 Wake
20.1 Artemis Fowl
20.2 The Fire Within fire was one of my random words
20.3 Incarceron
20.4 The Princess Diaries
20.5 Radiant Shadowsby Melissa Marr
20.6 Poison Study
20.7 Inside Out quote Dr. Suess..why try to fit in when you were born to stand out.
20.8 The Fallen: Volume 1
20.9 The Thief
20.10 I Am Number Four
25.1 Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy for the anchor and Flawless for TV Pretty Little Liars
25.2 Princess of the Midnight Ball and Pippi Longstocking
25.3 Whoever Fights Monsters: My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI and I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You
25.4 Marsbound and Dragon's Blood 25.5 On the Devil's Courtand The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
25.6 The Dead and the Gone and I,Q
30.1 The Lightning Thiefand The Knife of Never Letting Go
30.2 Captivateand Tantalize
30.3 and Cindy Ellaand My Fair Godmother
30.4 50 Games to Play with Your Dog and Confessions of a Teen Nanny
30.5 Fire and Coraline
30.6 Tempest Risingand Nobody's Princessrolled both 3
30.7 Fringe Girl and Girl, 15, Charming but Insane







message 46: by Jules (last edited Mar 04, 2011 02:43AM) (new)

Jules (randomisedhabit) | 6 comments My plan: TBC ;)

5.1 Dance Dance Dance
5.2 To Kill a Mockingbird
5.3 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
5.4 The Return of the King - Alexandre Dumas père -> fan Trayana
5.5 brother/sister
5.6 Vita
5.7 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - borrowed from friend
5.8 Le Morte d'Arthur
5.9 The Sign of Four
5.10 Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

10.1 musician
10.2 When I Was Five I Killed Myself
10.3 Cesar
10.4 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
10.5 Robinson Crusoe
10.6 North and South
10.7 Australia
10.8 fruits and vegetables
10.9 Sadomasochism
10.10 Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince

15.1-1 down
15.1-2 under
15.2-1 book with other author's blurb
15.2-2 author of blurb
15.3-A Tender Is the Night
15.3-B The Count of Monte Cristo
15.4-1 The Secret Garden or The Once and Future King or Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince
15.4-2 The Cement Garden or The Return of the King or The Little Prince
15.5 The Handmaid's Tale - 1986 nominee
15.6 The Interpretation of Dreams - interest arose through reading fin de siècle literature
15.7 Brave New World
15.8 Wide Sargasso Sea
15.9 Im Schatten des Pferdemondes - horse
15.10 any book

20.1 The Once and Future King
20.2 The Two Towers - debit card, shark, dice, tower, power
20.3 best review contest
20.4 author! author!
20.5 The Fellowship of the Ring
20.6 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
20.7 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Fire and Ice
20.8 It's My Birthday
20.9 Lucky Me
20.10 Group Reads

25.1-1 In My Backyard
25.1-2 -||-
25.2-A Anna Karenina
25.2-B 1001 books
25.3-A The Last Jew
25.3-B improvement non-fiction
25.4-A Damon Knight Award (sci-fi)
25.4-B World Fantasy Award
25.5-B-1 Never Let Me Go - 2006
25.5-B-2 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - 2006

30.1 J.R.R. Tolkien gave me Umberto Eco and George R.R. Martin
30.1-1 The Name of the Rose
30.1-2 A Game of Thrones
30.2-1 American Idol
30.2-2 Dancing With the Stars
30.3-A my, mine, your, yours, our, ours
30.3-B patchwork family
30.4-A The History of Science Fiction
30.4-B domestic worker
30.5 3rd: Andreea and Nicki (UK)
30.5-1 Everything Is Illuminated
30.5-2 Good Omens
30.6-A Hades: "dead" main character
30.6-B Sappho: romance
30.7-A-1
30.7-A-2


message 47: by Trisha (last edited Apr 13, 2011 06:54PM) (new)

Trisha (mom2twinsplus1) | 87 comments Since I'm not in school this semester, for a change, I have lots of extra time to read!

5 Point Tasks

5.1 Waltzing Mathilda - A Time to Dance by Karen Kingsbury
5.2 Circle of Friends - The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
5.3 Gimme Five - Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
5.4 Fan Club - Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris *Fan: Becca Hatten-Carr
5.5 I'm Tellin' - Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
5.6 Water, Water Everywhere - The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards
5.7 Goin' Green - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott *read on my iPhone Kobo app*
5.8 Blow Your Stack - Plum Spooky by Janette Evanovich
5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie -
5.10 Kia Ora - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery; originally written in French

Total Points: 10/50

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Sing Out - The Soloist by Steve Lopez
10.2 Say What? - The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson
10.3 Beware the Ides of March - Pilate's Wife by Antoinette May
10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson - A Stitch in Time by Monica Ferris
10.5 It Takes Two - Soul Catcher by Michael White
10.6 Respect Your Elders - Catcher in the Rye by Salinger
10.7 Kuddle a Koala -
10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach - Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke
10.9 No Lawyer Jokes! - The Street Lawyer by John Grisham
10.10 The Final Frontiers - 1984 by George Orwell

Total Points: 20/100

15 Point Tasks

15.1 The Land Down Under - Boy Down Under by Sally Odgers
15.2 Blurb It! - I capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
15.2 Blurb It! - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
15.3 Earth Day - The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
15.3 Earth Day - Coming Back Stronger by Drew Brees
15.4 It's a Repeat -
15.5 Award Me - Life of Pi by Yann Martel
15.6 The Truth Is… -
15.7 Lab Lit - Body of Evidence by Patricia Cornwell; Medical Examiner
15.8 From a Different Perspective - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
15.9 In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb -
15.10 Spring Break - Goodnight, Tweetheart by Teresa Medeiros

Total Points: 0/150

20 Point Tasks

20.1 - The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Allen
20.2 - by
20.3 - by
20.4 - A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
20.5 - by
20.6 - Vixen by Jillian Larkin
20.7 - by
20.8 - The Starter Wife by Gigi Levangie Grazer
20.9 - by
20.10 - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Total Points: 40/200

25 Point Tasks

25.1 - Crewel World by Jessica Ferris and Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanna Fluke
25.2 - In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
25.3 - Piano Teacher by Janice Lee (fiction) and Holler if you hear me by Gregory Michie
25.4 - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle and Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
25.5 - Season on the Brink by John Feinstein and Room by Emma Donoghue (2011 list)
25.6 - South of Broad by Pat Conroy (option 1) and The Peace Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen (option 2)

Total Points: 0/150

30 Point Tasks

30.1 Even Money by Dick Francis (Janet Evanovich original author)
30.1 Worth Dying for by Lee Child
30.2 An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor (AI - Taylor Hicks)
30.2 The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks (AI - Jordin Sparks)
30.3 My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
30.3 Undead and Unreturnable by Mary Janice Davidson
30.4
30.4
30.5
30.5
30.6
30.6
30.7
30.7

Total Points for challenge: 70/910


message 48: by Masanobu (last edited May 22, 2011 06:59AM) (new)

Masanobu | 158 comments My reading plan and record for this challenge.

5.1 WALTZING MATILDA: The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo by S. Larsson (Russian dance "gypsie girl")
5.2 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
5.3 GIMME FIVE: The Lost World by Arhur Conan Doyle
5.4 FAN CLUB: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Christina)
5.5 I'M TELLIN': Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
5.6 WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE: The Rossetti Letter by Christi Phillips
5.7 GOING GREEN: A Heart So White by Javier Marías (From the Library)
5.8 BLOW YOUR STACK: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson or Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
5.9 SHRIMP ON THE BARBIE: Recombinant Antibodies by Frank Breitling (161 pages)
5.10 KIA ORA: The Captain's Daughter by Alexandr Pushkin

Big Books:
500+: 2 (5.2, 5.5)
750+: 0
1000+: 0





message 49: by Christy (new)

Christy (christy_t) | 38 comments It's still a work in process, but a copy of my plan can be found in the link below:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?k...


message 50: by Christy (new)

Christy (christy_t) | 38 comments It's still a work in process, but a copy of my plan can be found in the link below:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?k...


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